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Lane Closure on Rt. 29 North at Hollymead Friday
7/21/2016
Closure will begin at 7 a.m. for water line repair; reopening scheduled by 3 p.m.

On the morning of Friday, July 22, 2016, the left northbound lane of Route 29 will be closed to traffic from south of North Hollymead Drive to north of the intersection while repairs are made to a water line in the median. The closure will begin at 7 a.m.; repairs should be complete and the lane reopened to traffic no later than 3 p.m.


New Transfer Station coming to the Ivy Materials Utilization Center
7/20/2016
The Rivanna Solid Waste Authority (RSWA) and Albemarle County are pleased to announce that a new transfer station will be constructed on a parcel of land at the existing Ivy Materials Utilization Center (MUC) site. The new transfer station will be designed to meet all current regulatory requirements for solid waste handling while creating a more user-friendly experience by reducing wait times, improving traffic flow through the site, alleviating traffic congestion on household hazardous waste amnesty days, and providing room to streamline enhanced recycling at a future date. The new facility will retain existing services, including “tag-a-bag” household waste disposal, mulching, and special collections. 

Overnight Closures Resume at Rt. 29 / Rio Rd. Intersection
7/19/2016
Contractor will install roadway and pedestrian lighting, seal and stain retaining walls

Beginning tonight there will be overnight lane closures on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) and Route 631 (Rio Road) in the vicinity of the new grade-separated intersection. The closures will allow the contractor to finish work, including installing lighting and sealing and staining the retaining walls, that was not required to be complete prior to opening the intersection to traffic.


Rt. 29 / Rio Road Intersection Reopens 46 Days Early
7/18/2016
Rt. 29 through traffic should use left lanes, local traffic use right lanes to signal at Rio Rd.

The grade-separated intersection at Route 29 (Seminole Trail) and Route 631 (Rio Road) will reopen to traffic tonight, 46 days ahead of the scheduled Sept. 2 reopening. The final work, including painting pavement markings and activating the traffic signals, should be complete tonight, weather permitting.