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Berkmar Drive, Hilton Heights Road to Close Friday Night

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Roundabout at Hilton Heights Road and Berkmar Drive Roundabout at Hilton Heights Road and Berkmar Drive
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) -

If your Friday night or Saturday morning drive includes Berkmar Drive in Albemarle County, you might want to rethink your route.

Hilton Heights Road, Woodbrook Drive, and Berkmar Drive will close Friday for the final phase of construction on the roundabout.

The work should finish up by 6 a.m. Saturday.

All traffic should use Route 29 as an alternate route during that time.

Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release:

CHARLOTTESVILLE — The final phase of construction of the roundabout at Hilton Heights Road and Berkmar Drive will begin on Friday night with demolition of the existing pavement at the intersection.
 
During that work Friday night Berkmar Drive will be closed at Woodbrook Drive and Hilton Heights Road will be closed just west of the entrances to Walmart and the Doubletree Charlottesville Hotel. Local traffic can access entrances within the closure area; other traffic should use Route 29 as an alternate route. The work should be complete and the intersection will reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. Saturday. Motorists should follow signs directing them through the new configuration.
 
More information about the Route 29 Solutions projects can be found on the website: www.Route29Solutions.org. Information about upcoming lane closures and other traffic impacts, as well as news about the projects, is posted on the website’s News and Traffic Alerts page.