Route 360 over Swift Creek


Virginia Department of Transportation


Midlothian, Virginia

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • Project consisted of the Route 360 eastbound bridge replacement over Swift Creek along with the widening of Route 360 from two lanes to four lanes
  • Existing bridge completely demolished
  • 170’ long, 70’ wide, three span bridge constructed with structural steel girders
  • Steel H-pile was installed at the two abutments, while the two piers were installed on bedrock
  • Active Verizon duct bank hanging from existing bridge was maintained and incorporated into the new structure
  • Complex project required aggressive schedule
  • Coordinated with an adjacent commercial development project resulting in a cost savings to both project owners
  • Although granted a three month extension, project was completed several months prior to the original completion date
  • No recordable or lost time injuries