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Update: Work on Westbound Polo Grounds Road in Albemarle County moved back a week

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Updated: Tuesday, 5:04 p.m. Due to the weather forecast, the planned closure of westbound Route 643 (Polo Grounds Road) has been postponed to June 1-2. Westbound Route 643 will be closed from 9 a.m. June 1 until 5 p.m. June 2.


Original post: Tuesday, 12:10 a.m. The westbound lane on Route 643 (Polo Grounds Road) in Albemarle County will be closed two days this week as construction continues on the new development near Route 29.

Westbound Route 643 will be closed to traffic near Route 29 from 9 a.m. May 27 until 5 p.m. May 28. Drivers heading toward Route 29 will be detoured using two new roads in the development. The detour will bring westbound traffic back to Route 29 north of Polo Grounds Road.

The eastbound Route 643 travel lane will remain open during the work.

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

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