Franklin Co. Roadwatch: Feb. 24, 2020

(NEW 2-7-20) * ROUTE 738 CLOSURE – Effective 8 a.m. on February 24, a section of Route 738 (Rockland Road) over a branch of Blackwater River is scheduled to be closed. The closure is for slab installation. This closure will be located  0.35 miles from Route 641 (Callaway Road) and 1.10 miles to Route 808 (Rockland Road). The road is scheduled to be closed until 4 p.m. on February 27, 2020.

(UPDATED 2-7-20) * CALLAWAY ROAD UTILITY WORK – MMI will be installing fiber optic along Callaway Road from Grassy Hill Road to Bent Mountain Road during daytime hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Motorists should expect shoulder or lane closures for travel in both directions. Intermittent full closures of the highway will be required for periods lasting no longer than 15 minutes.

(UPDATED 1-10-20) * ROUTE 775 CLOSURE – Route 775 (Iron Ridge Road) is closed to traffic as an emergency closure due to a washout. The road will remain closed until further notice.

(UPDATED 2-14-20) * ROUTE 122 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT – Route 122 (Booker T Washington Highway) will be under a flagging operation during daytime hours for a bridge replacement project over Blackwater River. The bridge is located between Route 40 and the intersection with Angle Plantation Road. Drivers can expect some delays for flagging during construction of the new bridge, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. A barrier wall will be in place. The project is expected to be completed in November 2020.

Cable 12 file photo, 2019.

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