By MELINDA WILLIAMS
CHRISTIANSBURG – Those planning a trip to Christiansburg Sunday will want to use extra caution in the area of New River Valley Mall.
According to Virginia Department of Transportation, a section of Route 114 (Peppers Ferry Road) near the mall will be closed from 7 a.m. Sunday until 6 a.m. Monday, weather permitting. Crews will be repairing a water main as part of the road-widening project.
Motorists traveling east will need to turn right onto Majestic Drive, right onto Windsor Drive, left onto Berkshire Drive, right onto Gibson Drive, left onto Cambria Street and then left onto Route 460 (North Franklin Street) at the traffic signal.
Westbound traffic will take the Route 460 business exit, make a right onto Cambria Street, right onto Gibson Drive, left onto Berkshire Drive, right onto Majestic Drive and then a left onto Route 114.
Signs will be in place to direct traffic through the detour.
The widening project is scheduled for completion in the fall.