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Lane closures on Route 29 for pipe replacement

road-work-headerThis week and next, a contractor for the Virginia Department of Transportation will replace a pipe that runs under Route 29 (Monacan Trail) approximately one mile south of Interstate 64 in Albemarle County.

Lane closures will occur on Rt. 29 in both directions over the next 10 days. Message boards are in place to direct traffic and alert drivers of potential congestion ahead.

Motorists should drive with caution through the work zone and expect minor delays.

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- 367-7623 24 hours a day to report highway-related problems or request information about Virginia’s highways.

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