Route 53 in Albemarle County to remain closed through Friday morning

road work transportationRoute 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) in Albemarle County will remain closed overnight Thursday between Michie Tavern and Monticello due to several fallen trees.

Drivers traveling overnight Thursday and Friday morning should plan an alternate route such as Route 732 (Milton Road) to Route 729 (North Milton Road) to Route 250 (Richmond Road).

Road conditions and other real-time travel information can be found on the 511 Virginia website, the free VDOT 511 mobile app or by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia. VDOT updates are also on Facebook and the district’s Twitter account, @VaDOTCulp.

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