McCormick Road Bridge to Close for Paving

June 1, 2012 — The University of Virginia’s McCormick Road Bridge over Emmet Street will be closed for repair Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Crews will mill the bridge deck, install steel plates and pave the road surface.

Work crews will also begin installing shielding under the bridge on June 11. Emmet Street will not be closed by this work, but some shifting of lanes may occur.

The closure will have an impact on University Transit Service bus routes, with the following detours.

Northline from North Grounds: After leaving University Hall, the Northline will travel along Emmet Street, detouring past University Avenue. The Northline will continue on Emmet Street and use the ramp to turn right onto McCormick Road to resume regular route service. The Alderman Library, Snyder Tennis Court and Commerce School stops will not be served during this detour.

Northline from Hereford: From the Hereford Residential College, the Northline will travel along Hereford Drive and then detour left onto Alderman Road. The Northline will travel along Alderman Road, turn right onto Ivy Road, and then turn left onto Emmet Street to resume regular route service. The Chemistry Building, Garrett Hall, U.Va Chapel and Carr’s Hill Field stops will not be served during this detour.

Inner U-Loop: After leaving Scott Stadium, the Inner U-Loop will turn left onto Whitehead Road, turn right onto Alderman Road and detour past McCormick Road. The Inner U-Loop will continue on Alderman Road, turn right onto Ivy Road, continue onto University Avenue and then turn left onto Rugby Road to resume regular route service. The Chemistry Building, Garrett Hall and the U.Va Chapel stops will not be served during this detour.

Outer U-Loop: From Rugby Road, the Outer U-Loop will detour right onto University Avenue, turn left onto Emmet Street and use the ramp to turn right onto McCormick Road to resume regular route service. The Alderman Library and Commerce School stops will not be served during this detour.

Central Grounds Shuttle: After leaving the Copeley Housing Area, the Central Grounds Shuttle will travel to University Hall, continue onto Massie Road, continue onto Alderman Road, detour past McCormick Road continuing on Alderman Road, turn left onto Whitehead Road and turn left onto Stadium Road to continue straight onto Emmet Street. From Emmet Street, the Central Grounds Shuttle will turn left onto Ivy Road to resume regular route service. The Chemistry Building, the U.Va Chapel, and the Carr's Hill Field stops will not be served during this detour.

— By Matt Kelly