Lou Hatter 434-529-6314
Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
Dec. 17, 2012
NORTHBOUND RT. 29 LEFT-TURN LANE CLOSED AT OPAL
Lane closed Dec. 19 and 20 for drainage pipe installation
CULPEPER — The left-turn lane from northbound Route 15/29 onto Route 687 (Opal Road) in Fauquier County will be closed Dec. 19-20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Shirley Contracting Co., LLC, a contractor for the Virginia Department of Transportation, will close the lane to install a drainage pipe in the Route 15/29 median just south of the intersection. The work is part of the project to construct a grade-separated interchange at Opal, which has a completion date of December 2013.
Virginia State Police will be on hand to provide assistance with traffic control.
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