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Traffic Advisory: Closures on Barracks Rd & Second St on Sunday, July 28, 2019

Post Date:07/27/2019 11:27 AM
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Brian Wheeler
Director of Communications
July 27, 2019


Barracks Rd will be closed between Hessian Rd and Meadowbrook from 2 p.m. on Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday morning


At new CVS between Hessian Rd and Meadowbrook 

START: Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m.

FINISH: Monday, July 29 at 6 a.m.

Barracks Rd will be closed between Hessian Rd and Meadowbrook from 2 p.m. on Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday morning for water system work and the installation of a fire hydrant. Vehicles accessing Barracks Rd south of Emmett St will be detoured to Rte 250 and Dairy Rd to Rugby Rd. North bound vehicles on Barracks Rd needing to access Emmet St will be detoured to Rugby Rd and Dairy Rd to Rte 250. This will be night shift work in an attempt to mitigate traffic delays in the area.


Along the Violet Crown Theater - The Mall crossing will be closed to vehicles

START: Sunday, July 28 at 7 a.m.

FINISH: Sunday, July 28 at 5 p.m.

The Second Street vehicular crossing of Charlottesville's Downtown Mall will be closed to traffic on Sunday, July 28 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the installation of a public art project on the wall of the Violet Crown Theater. Charlottesville Area Transit routes will be detoured.

Inside Out Cville: This Is What Community Looks Like! will be unveiled at a press conference on Sunday, July 28 at 4 p.m. on 2nd Street, SW, between Water Street and the Downtown Mall.

The installation on the exterior wall of the Violet Crown Theater will feature large-scale black & white portraits of 120 local activists. This dramatic photographic art installation will harness the power of art to heal, unify, and make a statement about what it looks like to speak out against injustice.  

This project is sponsored by the City of Charlottesville as a Unity Days program and it is an independently organized Inside Out Project

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