River Road (Route 650) between Blair Road in Goochland and Gaskins Road in Henrico will be closed to through traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 28 in Henrico for Henrico County Department of Public Utilities utility work.
Local traffic on River Road in Goochland County is not affected by this closure. Anyone traveling eastbound on River Road from Goochland into Henrico will have to follow the detour below via Blair Road and Patterson Avenue. Anyone traveling westbound on River Road from Henrico into Goochland will have to follow the detour below from Gaskins Road and Patterson Avenue.
They expect the closure to remain in effect through 5 p.m. Friday, April 29, weather permitting. The detour below will direct traffic around the work zone via Blair Road, Patterson Avenue, and Gaskins Road. No disruption of water or sewer service is expected in either Goochland County or Henrico County.
The closure is in Henrico County. Drivers are advised to use the following posted detour route:
From Goochland County – Take Blair Rd. (Rt. 649) north to Patterson Ave. (Rt. 6) east to Gaskins Rd. south back to River Rd.
From Henrico County – Take Gaskins Rd. north to Patterson Ave. (Rt. 6) west to Blair Rd. (Rt. 649) south back to River Rd.