UPDATE: Albemarle Road to Close for Pipe Replacement

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 Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release

CULPEPER — Beginning Monday, Aug. 11, Route 747 (Preddy Creek Road) in Albemarle County will be closed to through traffic so the Virginia Department of Transportation can replace two pipes that carry storm water underneath the road. The road will reopen to through traffic on Friday, Aug. 15

On Monday and Tuesday the road will be closed between 3297 and 3337 Preddy Creek Road; beginning Wednesday the road will be closed between 3137 and 3297 Preddy Creek Road. That work will be completed on Friday and the road will be reopened. Access to private entrances will be maintained during the closures.

During the closure VDOT will establish a detour for through traffic that will use Route 600 (Watts Passage Road) to Route 641 (Burnley Station Road) to Route 640 (Gilbert Station Road) and back to Route 747.

Message boards have been placed near the work zone to notify motorists of the closure and detour signs will be posted.

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