Carson Road closed Thurs., Fri. due to railroad upgrades

By Michael Campbell – News Editor

The Virginia Department of Transportation has closed a portion of Route 703 in the county through Friday morning as upgrades are made in the area.

In a statement, VDOT officials confirmed that Carson Road will be closed from 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 through 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 as CSX Transportation works to upgrade the rail crossing at the location and perform asphalt resurfacing work.

Digital Message Boards are in place at this time advising the general public of the closure.

Advance warning/detour signs will be marking the detour route. Traffic will be detoured via Rte. 604 Halifax Rd. to Rte. 668 Brick Rd. back to Rte. 703 Carson Rd.

This closure will remain in effect through Friday until 5 p.m.

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