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Rt. 609 in Greene to Close for Culvert Replacement

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Virginia Department of Transportation Traffic Alert

CULPEPER — Route 609 (Fredericksburg Road) in Greene County will be closed to through traffic just east of Route 619 (Dundee Road) for 10 days beginning June 23 for a pipe replacement.

The work involves removing the large culvert that carries Buckner Run Creek under Route 609 that is now restricted to a 12-ton maximum vehicle weight. A new culvert will be installed that will be rated for all legal-weight loads to cross. During the closure access will be maintained to all roads and private entrances on both sides of the work zone. The road will be reopened to through traffic on July 3.

During the closure the detour route will be Route 29 (Seminole Trail) south to a right turn on Route 633 (Dairy Road), then to a right turn on Route 608 (Stevens Loop) to Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) west to Route 609. Trucks and other large vehicles should continue south on Route 29 to Route 33, then west to Route 609.

Real-time road conditions and weather forecasts are available on VDOT’s traffic and travel website, www.511Virginia.org. 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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