From Tracy Lynn. Good Monday morning. No incidents to start your Presidents Day. City parking meters will not be enforced today. GRTC buses will run on a normal schedule. DMV customer service centers will be closed.
WEEKLY TRAFFIC OUTLOOK
These are current construction/ utility projects around the area to watch out for.
Richmond- Lane closures & traffic shift 7am - 5pm East Duval St. from 7th to 8th. Project includes street relocation, demolition of an existing building, on ramp construction, & utility improvements.
Richmond- Street improvement project through 7am Saturday. Belmont Ave. is closed from Ellwood to Cary St. Traffic is detoured to Ellwood Ave. to Auburn St. to Cary. Project includes installation of curb extensions, crosswalks, wheelchair ramps, & drainage improvements.
Richmond- Paving project 9am - 4pm Brook Rd. from Azalea Ave. to Laburnum Ave. Expect delays through Fri, Feb. 25th.
Richmond- Utility project through March 2011- Forest Hill Ave. from Roanoke St. to 47th St. The westbound lanes will be closed from 7:30am - 4pm. Use Midlothian Turnpike.
Richmond- Utility work- Midlothian Turnpike between Covington & Chippenham Parkway. There will be limited travel lanes but at least one lane will be open in each direction. Expect rush hour delays. Traffic will also be affected along German School Road from Glenway Dr. to Warwick Rd. This is a 2 year project.
Richmond- Huguenot Bridge Project closes Westham Station Rd. from Huguenot Road to Old Bridge Lane. Use River Road. Also the on & off ramps from Riverside to Huguenot Road closed. Use Southampton Rd.
Richmond- Improvements to a roundabout in Churchill through Feb 2011. This affects 25th St., M St., & Jefferson St. & will help buses get through the area better. Detours will be posted from time to time.
Hanover- Installing turn lanes in all directions at Cold Harbor, Walnut Grove, & Lee Davis Rd. Traffic is currently being detoured to Cold Harbor Rd. Allow extra time.
Hanover- Road widening through May 2011. Pouncey Tract Rd. is closed from Rockville Rd. to Ashland Rd.
Henrico- Airport Connector Project through May 2011. Travel lanes will be reduced on 895 from I-295 to Laburnum Ave.
Henrico- Bridge work through Nov 2011 on I-295 near the Varina Enon Bridge.
Chesterfield- Meadowville interchange construction through July 2011. The right lane is closed continuously in each direction on I-295 from Rt. 10 to the Varina Enon Bridge. Expect rush hour delays.
Chesterfield- Intermittent lane closures for concrete patching 8am - 8pm S. Rt. 288 from Powhite Parkway to I-95. Expect rush hour delays. This project will continue through Sept. 2011.
Powhatan/Cumberland County- The Cartersville Road Bridge over Muddy Creek is closed for repairs through May 2011. Allow at least an extra 30 minutes to get through the detours. Take Cartersville Rd. to Anderson Highway to Bell Rd.
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