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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures

route 29 solutions vdotScheduled activities: Week of Sept. 14-18, 2015

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.

(UPDATE) Route 29/250 Bypass interchange – Contractor is performing excavation work near the ramp, grading and curb installation in the median and constructing a retaining wall at the ramp. Motorists should be alert for equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
    • Intermittent left-turn lane and crossover closures will occur between Angus Road and Hydraulic Road.
    • The westbound Route 250 Bypass right lane will be closed from Route 29 to Barracks Road.
  • Thursday and Friday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.:
    • The southbound right lane will be closed from Angus Road to the Route 250 Bypass.
    • The ramp to the westbound Route 250 Bypass will be closed with a detour in place for motorists.

(UPDATE) Rio Road grade-separated intersection – Utility relocation work continues in the vicinity of the Rio Road intersection.

  • Sunday through Friday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.:
  • Three outside lanes closed on northbound Route 29 from Berkmar Drive to Albemarle Square.
  • Two outside lanes closed on southbound Route 29 from Albemarle Square to Fashion Square Drive.
  • Right-turn lane closed from Rio Road eastbound to Route 29 northbound. Alternating through lane closures will also occur.

(UPDATE) Route 29 widening – Median clearing from Polo Grounds Road to Towncenter Drive.

  • Sunday through Friday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., inside lanes closed in both directions. Temporary traffic stops are expected for safe clearing of trees in median. Motorists will experience minor delays.

(UPDATE) Adaptive traffic signal control system – Rebuilding signal at Berkmar Drive and Woodbrook Drive.

  • Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the right-turn lanes will be closed in both directions on Woodbrook Drive.

More information about these projects, and other Route 29 Solutions projects, can be found on the project website, www.Route29Solutions.org. Information about other Culpeper District activities that will affect traffic is also available on Twitter at @VaDOTCULP and on VDOT’s website at: www.virginiadot.org/travel/travel_alerts/culpeper/default.asp.

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