Twigg Bridge project on schedule
The last section of decking concrete was poured on Tuesday on the Twigg Bridge over the Piankatank River. Precon Marine vice president Brian Magee said the two-year project is on schedule to be substantially completed by the deadline of May 30, when traffic will be moving in both directions at the same time.
posted 04.02.2014Sunken barge remains in Urbanna Creek; owner faces up to $10,000 per day fine
Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) officials have filed papers with the Virginia Attorney General’s Office to have the sunken barge in Urbanna Creek removed, and to possibly establish a fine of up to $10,000 a day on the barge owner until the barge is off the creek bottom.
posted 04.02.2014Topping woman with rare ‘bubble boy’ disease continues to lead productive life
When Ann Jones of Topping was 5 years old and had been diagnosed with Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID), her doctors told her mother, Joan Curtis, she would not live beyond age 11.
posted 04.02.2014Broad Creek landing and dock to be stabilized
Later this spring, Middlesex County and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will do maintenance to the road bed leading to the public landing and dock at Broad Creek in Deltaville.