Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
Nov. 28, 2011
TREE WORK ON ROUTE 29 IN ALBEMARLE BEGINS TODAY
Tree trimming will occur over two weeks, with some lane closures
CULPEPER — Tree trimming on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) in Albemarle County will occur over the next two weeks, causing minor delays for the traveling public.
Beginning today at noon, a contractor for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will be performing tree trimming work on Route 29 northbound, between Route 643 (Polo Grounds Road) and the Greene County line. The work will continue throughout the week, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, with left and right lane closures.
Once Route 29 north is complete, the contractor will begin trimming trees along the Route 29/250 Bypass, northbound and southbound, from Route 654 (Barracks Road) to Interstate 64. Left and right lane closures will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
Motorists should be alert for mobile work zones and equipment and workers near the travel lanes. Weather permitting, the work will finish by December 9.
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