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Sections of Rio Mills Rd. Closed During Bridge Work
Concrete pour for Berkmar bridge deck requires closure from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6

Construction work on the Berkmar Drive bridge over the South Fork Rivanna River will require all-day closures of Rio Mills Road on Monday and Tuesday while concrete is being poured for the deck surface. Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. the road will be closed from the Route 29 intersection west to Millers Cottage Lane. The residential properties and businesses along the north end of Rio Mills Road will still be accessible from Earlysville Road.

Major Lane Shift Friday Night on Rt. 29 Widening Project
Northbound traffic will move to new alignment to allow reconstruction of existing lanes

Northbound traffic on Route 29 will be shifted west onto new pavement on Friday night so reconstruction of the existing northbound lanes can begin on the Route 29 widening project. Motorists traveling north on Route 29 late Friday evening and early Saturday morning should anticipate brief delays due to the traffic shift. The switch will be complete by 6 a.m. and drivers using Route 29 on Saturday morning should be alert for signs and other traffic controls directing them onto the new pavement. The speed limit through the work zone is 40 mph at all times. Inclement weather Friday night will postpone the operation.

Albemarle County Tax Bills are Due December 5, 2016
Albemarle County tax bills for personal property and real estate are due Monday December 5th, 2016. If you have any questions, have not received your Personal Property or Real Property tax bill(s), or if you have a vehicle, trailer, boat or airplane located in Albemarle County that is not listed on your bill, please contact the Finance Department at (434) 296-5851 or before the deadline.

Charlottesville and Albemarle County: A Feast for the Eyes, the Mind, and the Taste Buds in Late Fall
This area is a wonderful choice for a late-fall getaway, with Virginia Wine Month, TedX Charlottesville, the Virginia Film Festival, Virginia Cider Week, and breathtaking fall foliage

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) invites everyone to consider the Charlottesville, Virginia area for a late-fall getaway. With plenty of events and activities, the epicenter of Virginia offers a multitude of options for recreation and entertainment. There is still time to partake in the celebrations surrounding Virginia Wine Month. There are more than 250 wineries across the beautiful state of Virginia, with a large concentration of them located within a 30-mile radius around Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Virginia Wine Month features a large number of wine-centric special events taking place daily! For more information and a calendar of events, visit There is also still time to participate in Virginia Artisan Month in central Virginia. Visitors can travel the Monticello Artisan Trail which meanders through picturesque Albemarle & Nelson Counties with dozens of artisans featured along the way. For more information, visit