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Update: All lanes open on Route 29 at Hilton Heights Road

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Update: Saturday, 11:50 a.m. All lanes are open on northbound Route 29 at Hilton Heights Road in Albemarle County.


Update: Friday, 2:05 p.m. VDOT is adjusting the traffic signal timing on northbound Route 29 at Hilton Heights Road while emergency utility repairs continue.

Left turns from Hilton Heights Road to northbound Route 29 and the southbound left-turn lane into the shopping center adjacent to northbound Route 29 will be temporarily closed to keep northbound traffic moving.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area and use an alternate route such as Berkmar Drive.


Original report: Friday, 1:13 p.m. Three northbound lanes on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) are closed near Hilton Heights Road in Albemarle County due to emergency utility work.

Traffic is getting past the scene in the northbound left lane. All southbound Route 29 travel lanes remain open at this time.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and consider using an alternate route.

The lane closures will likely remain in place for most of Friday and possibly continue into the weekend.

Updates 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. Local updates are also posted to