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Rt. 29 Solutions Lane Closures Scheduled Activities: Week of Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, 2015

route 29 solutions vdotCHARLOTTESVILLE — 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 in the median and constructing a retaining wall at the ramp. Motorists should be alert for equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Sunday, Aug. 30 through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the westbound Route 250 Bypass outside lane will be closed from Hydraulic Road to Barracks Road.
  • Monday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Route 29 southbound right lane will be closed from Route 250 to Earhart Drive.
  • Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the southbound Route 29 right lane and the ramp to Route 250 Bypass west will be closed.
  • Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon, the westbound Route 250 Bypass outside lane will be closed from Hydraulic Road to Barracks Road.
  • Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon, intermittent left-turn lane and crossover closures will occur on Route 29 from Morton Drive to Hydraulic Road.
  • Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Route 29 southbound right shoulder will be closed at Route 250.
  • Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Route 29 northbound right shoulder will be closed at Route 250.

(UPDATE) Rio Road grade-separated intersection – Temporary crossovers and signals will be installed and utility relocation work continues in the vicinity of the Rio Road intersection.

  • Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., left lane closed on southbound Route 29 from Woodbrook Drive to Twentyninth Place Court.
  • Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., alternating lanes closed on Route 29 northbound from Fashion Square Drive to the entrance to Albemarle Square. Motorists should also be aware for traffic shifts on Rio Road westbound.

(UPDATE) Route 29 widening – Survey work and installation of concrete barriers.

  • Sunday, Aug. 30 through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Route 29 southbound left lane will be closed from Towncenter Drive to Polo Grounds Road.
  • Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Route 29 northbound left lane will be closed from Polo Grounds Road to North Hollymead Drive

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

  • On Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the right-turn lane will be closed on eastbound Woodbrook Drive.
  • On Wednesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the right-turn lane will be closed on southbound Berkmar 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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