Portion of Route 5 closed ‘until further notice’ for repairs

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Following heavy weekend rain, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews have closed a portion of Route 5 in Henrico County for bridge and pavement repairs. 

VDOT says Route 5 (New Market Road) is closed in both directions over Bailey Creek between Longbridge Road and Willis Church Road “until further notice.”

Drivers are encouraged to use the following detour routes:

  • Eastbound New Market Rd. (Rt. 5)- Take Roxbury Rd. (Rt. 106) north to Pocahontas Trl./E. Williamsburg Rd. (Rt. 60) west to I-295 south back to New Market Rd. (Rt. 5) west.
  • Westbound New Market Rd. (Rt. 5)- Take I-295 north to Pocahontas Trl./E. Williamsburg Rd. (Rt. 60) east to Roxbury Rd. (Rt. 106) south back to New Market Rd. (Rt. 5) east.

A repair schedule will be announced “when available,” VDOT said. 

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