(NEW 5-14-21) * BASSETT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CHANGES TRAFFIC PATTERNS – Motorists traveling to Bassett High School in Henry County for graduation activities on Friday, May 21, should watch for heavy traffic on Route 57 (Riverside Drive), Route 903 (TB Stanley Highway), Route 683 (The Great Road) and Route 220. Expect heavy traffic to continue from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Traffic will enter the school using two lanes separated by traffic cones. Please do not switch lanes. The traffic cones will be in place for your safety and prompt parking of vehicles. Officers and attendants will be on hand to assist you with parking, so please follow all directives of the attendants and officers. All motorists should use caution and those attending the graduation please plan to arrive early.
(NEW 5-14-21) * MAGNA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CHANGES TRAFFIC PATTERNS – Motorists traveling to Magna Vista High School in Henry County for graduation activities on Saturday, May 22, will need to be aware of changes in traffic patterns. Drivers must use Route 687 (Soapstone Road) to travel to the school. Route 688 (Lee Ford Camp Road) will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. All traffic must use Soapstone Road from Route 220 (Greensboro Road), Route 58 (A. L. Philpott Highway) or Route 641 (Joseph Martin Highway). All traffic on Route 1060 (Magna Vista School Road – Entry from Soapstone Road.) will be one way using both lanes to the parking areas. Traffic will be controlled by Henry County Sheriff’s office and message boards will also be in place to provide directional information. All motorists should use caution and those attending the graduation please plan to arrive early.
(NEW 4-9-21) * ROUTE 1060 CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC – Beginning Monday, April 12, a portion of Route 1060 (Magna Vista School Road) will be closed to through traffic from 0.2 miles north of Route 688 (Lee Ford Camp Road) for the replacement of two box culverts. During this time, a detour will be utilized and directional signs will be in place to assist the traveling public. Weather permitting, the road will re-open to traffic on Friday, May 28, 2021.