Orange and East Street sign

Orange Road will close between East St. and Main St. this week for three days for a "wet tap" procedure.

Culpeper town utility crews will be working from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 3-6 to perform a “wet tap” procedure near the intersection of Orange Road and East Street.

This work is part of a plan to improve water distribution line service in the areas of Bickers Street, Orange Road and East Street, according to a town news release.

During this operation, Orange Road will be closed to through traffic from the Orange Road/East Street intersection to the intersection of Orange Road and Main Street. All traffic will be detoured around this area in order to create a secure work zone.

During this time, intermittent street closures and detours in the area are expected.

Drivers are advised to expect delays and pay attention to changing conditions within the work zone, or use an alternate route. For information, contact 540/825-0285.

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