The city of Covington would like to advise motorists that Mallow Road will continue to be closed 24 hours a day to through traffic until the week of Dec. 14-18, weather permitting for completion of the road stabilization project.
Alternative routes avoiding Mallow Road should be utilized during this period.
These road repairs are connected with the emergency road work from slope failures on South Carpenter and Edgemont Drive as a result of heavy rains in June.
The city of Covington would like to make citizens aware that Edgemont Drive will continue to be closed 24 hours a day, to through traffic, until tentatively Friday, Dec. 11, weather permitting, for completion of the road stabilization project.
Alternative routes avoiding Edgemont Drive should be utilized during this period. The neighborhood thoroughfares are not intended to be a detour, due to larger and commercial traffic not being able to clear the different areas.
These road repairs are connected with the emergency road work from slope failures on South Carpenter and Mallow Road as a result of heavy rains in June.
As a result of the Edgemont Drive closure, the Covington Division of Police is monitoring the area and the temporary change to the traffic pattern periodically.
Police are conducting normal traffic enforcement in the area of emergency construction zone. If infractions are witnessed by law enforcement, appropriate enforcement action may be taken.
Police do not have any extreme or out of the ordinary ticketing procedures taking place during the emergency road work period.
The Covington Police Department thanks you in advance for your understanding and cooperation during this project.
Please direct any questions, comments, or concerns that you may have to the Public Works office at (540) 965-6321 or (540) 965-6322.
Road work continues on Edgemont Drive in Covington. The road is closed to traffic through at least Friday. Motorists are asked to take alternate routes when traveling through the area. (Gavin Dressler Photo)