VDOT RoadWatch: Route 819 in Union Hall To Temporarily Close April 22


(NEW 4-10-20) * ROUTE 819 CLOSURE – Effective at 8 a.m. on April 22, a section of Route 819 (Buckscrape Road) is scheduled to be closed for a culvert installation. The closure is located .3 miles north of Route 40 (Old Franklin Turnpike)  to .85 miles south of 662 (Old Salem School Road). The road is scheduled to be closed until 5 p.m. on April 24.

The intersection of Old Franklin Turnpike (Route 40) and Buckscrape Road (Route 819) in the Union Hall area of Franklin County via Google Maps.

(UPDATED 3-20-20) * 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 4-17-20) * ROUTE 789 CLOSURE – On April 6, at 8 a.m., a section of Route 789 (Dry Hill Road) is scheduled to be closed for a pipe replacement. This closure is located .690 mile from Route 964 (Barton Spur Road) and .405 mile from Route 637 (Griffith Hill). The road is scheduled to be closed until midnight on April 23, 2020.

(UPDATED 3-20-20) * 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.

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