Mason Alert: UPDATE Intersection of Braddock Road and Ox Road Closed for Several Hours

Posted: September 16, 2016 at 11:02 am

The intersection of Braddock Road and Ox Road (Route 123) will remain closed for several hours to allow utility crews to repair a natural gas line.  Traffic is being rerouted through portions of the Fairfax Campus. Expect heavy congestion, use an alternate route, and allow additional travel time. Please avoid travel in the vicinity of this incident unless necessary.

If you are trying to reach the Fairfax Campus:

• Northbound traffic on Ox Road is being routed through University Mall
• Eastbound traffic on Braddock Road should use Campus Drive
• Southbound traffic on Ox Road should enter campus via University Drive.
• Westbound traffic on Braddock Road should enter campus via Nottoway River Lane, Mattiponi River Lane, and Roanoke River Lane.

Utility crews are working to repair the gas line and emergency response personnel have relocated anyone who may be impacted by this event.  A Mason Alert will be sent when the intersection is reopened.

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