The road will be closed over the Meherrin River

BRUNSWICK – The Virginia Department of Transportation will close Robinson Ferry Road (Route 644) in Brunswick County for bridge debris removal beginning Tuesday, January 5. The project will take about two weeks to complete.

Debris needs to be cleaned from around and under the bridge following recent flooding.

During work, drivers should follow the posted detour route:

Robinson Ferry Road (Route 644) westbound – Take Governor Harrison Parkway (Route 58) west to Diamond Grove Road (Route 623) south back to Robinson Ferry Road (Route 644) west.

Robinson Ferry Road (Route 644) eastbound – Take Diamond Grove Road north to Governor Harrison Parkway east back to Robinson Ferry Road east.

Anyone with questions about the project can call VDOT’s customer service center at 800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623).

For the latest real-time traffic information or road conditions, call 511 or visit http://www.511virginia.org.