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Current Traffic Advisories:
McCormick Road Bridge
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is scheduled to begin replacement of the McCormick Road Bridge, which crosses over Emmet Street just south of the Central Grounds Parking Garage, on Monday, May 20. During the work, the bridge will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Signage will be in place to direct motorists and pedestrians to alternate routes.
A section of Emmet Street in the vicinity of the bridge will be closed to traffic the evenings of Tuesday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 22, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., to perform demolition of the existing bridge structure. Emmet Street will be closed during another two-night period in mid-June to install the beams for the new structure.
The bridge replacement is expected to be complete by July 20.
View the pedestrian map.
View the accessible-route map.
Cabell Drive and Lane Road Repaving
Beginning Wednesday, May 22, VDOT is scheduled to repave Cabell Drive behind Bryan and Clark Halls. Milling of the roadway should begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Flag persons will be on site to direct both vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
Repaving is expected to be complete by 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, weather permitting.
View the Cabell Drive repavement map.
VDOT also plans to repave Lane Road between Jeanette Lancaster Way and Crispell Drive on Thursday, May 23. The VDOT contractor performing the work will provide flaggers and will maintain one open lane to allow access to the area.
Weather permitting, the work is expected to be complete by May 24.