Broomley Road in Albemarle County closed Thursday morning for bridge repairs

road-work-headerRoute 677 (Broomley Road) in western Albemarle County will close to through traffic Thursday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

During the closure Buckingham Branch Railroad will perform emergency repairs to the bridge that spans the railroad tracks. The bridge’s handrail was damaged over the weekend and must be replaced.

Detour signs will be in place for motorists. Local access to properties on both sides of the bridge will be maintained throughout the operation.

Real-time road conditions and weather forecasts are available on VDOT’s traffic and travel website, The site also has live traffic camera images for many major highways, including Interstate 64, I-66 and Routes 29 and 250 in Central Virginia. Motorists can call 511 from any telephone in Virginia for road and traffic conditions on all major highways in the state.

Call 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623) 24 hours a day to report highway-related problems or request information about Virginia’s highways.

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