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Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Paula.Jones@vdot.virginia.gov

LYN-15-010

Jan. 21, 2015



ROUTE 49 BRIDGE OVER AARON’S CREEK TO CLOSE
Detour in place during construction

LYNCHBURG – Motorists who use Route 49, Clarksville Road in Halifax County will begin using alternate routes next week when the bridge over Aaron’s Creek is closed for replacement.

Beginning Monday, January 26, 2015, the road will be closed to all traffic from 0.112 miles west of the Halifax/Mecklenburg County line to 0.077 miles east of the Halifax/Mecklenburg County line. The structure will be removed and a new bridge and approaches put in place. The road is slated to reopen by June 17, 2016.

A signed detour will direct motorists to use Routes 606/1403 and Route 96.   An alternate truck detour will be available.

Approximately 680 vehicles use this section of Route 49 each day according to Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) statistics.

For up-to-date information about this and other highway work zones, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.



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