VDOT delaying work on Polo Ground Road

VDOT delaying work on Polo Ground Road
Road work sign (FILE) (Source: WVIR)

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Officials are delaying closing a lane of a busy road in Albemarle County until June.

The westbound lane of Polo Grounds Road was set to be closed to traffic near Route 29 starting early Wednesday, May 27, but is now being postponed until next month.

05/26/2020 Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation:

UPDATE: Due to the 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.

05/22/2020 Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation:

CULPEPER — The westbound lane on Route 643 (Polo Grounds Road) in Albemarle County will be closed two days next 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 Twitter.com/VaDOTCulp.

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