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Reconstruction of Reston Parkway bridge complete after damaging crash

The bridge was reconstructed after a July crash (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

A reconstruction of a Reston Parkway bridge was completed this month after a truck crash damaged it in July.

The truck took out two beams on the bridge over the Dulles Toll Road while navigating a ramp to the toll road from southbound Reston Parkway. Transportation officials closed the left lane of the road to reduce the weight on the damaged beams after the incident.

“The repairs were completed the first week of December with final inspections completed in the middle of the month on the 14th,” Virginia Department of Transportation spokesperson Alex Liggit said by email. “Everything was completed on schedule.”

The pre-existing traffic pattern has also been restored. Since the July 10 crash, the left lane of southbound Reston Parkway was closed. The ramp to the eastbound toll road was re-striped as an exit and thru lane.

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