Lou Hatter 434-529-6314
Dec. 9, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Dec. 12-16, 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE — The following work is scheduled, weather permitting, on the Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville during the upcoming week. Speed limits may be reduced and traffic movements may be restricted within highway work zones.
(NEW) or (UPDATE) indicate revisions since last week’s report.
Route 29 widening – Travel lanes are narrowed and shoulders are closed between Route 643 (Polo Grounds Road) and Route 1719 (Towncenter Drive) and the speed limit is reduced to 40 mph within the work zone. Expect intermittent single lane closures Monday through Friday between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Motorists should remain alert and use caution through the work zone.
(UPDATE) Berkmar Drive Extended – Rio Mills Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between Route 29 and Millers Cottage Lane while a storm water culvert is installed underneath the roadway. Between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. traffic will be limited to one lane and controlled by flaggers. The residential and business properties on the north end of Rio Mills Road may be accessed from Earlysville Road during the closures. On Towncenter Drive in the vicinity of the roundabout, motorists should be alert for dump trucks and other equipment entering and exiting the roadway.
Hillsdale Drive Extended – Obey traffic controls and expect minor delays on Hillsdale Drive, Hydraulic Road, India Road, Zan Road, Greenbrier Drive, Pepsi Place and Seminole Court. For project updates, visit http://hillsdaledrive.org.
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