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Above, looking west , the 3,642-foot-long 29-span VA-288 James River Bridge (actually twin bridges each with two lanes and full shoulders). The river is about 200 feet wide at this point, and the CSXT Railroad follows the north bank.

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The photo was taken on March 4, 2003 by VDOT, and is posted here by permission, and cropped by Scott Kozel.

Lead article for Route VA-288 Construction - Western Section

By Scott M. Kozel, Roads to the Future

(Created 9-1-2003)