NELSON COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Part of a Nelson County road will be closing for work to repair an embankment slope.

According to a release, Mountain Cove Road will be closed between Sept. 30 and Oct. 10.

The slope that has failed is near the intersection with Route 29, just north of Lovingston.

The Virginia Department of Transportation says a contractor will be installing soil nails, a drainage pipe and a retaining wall.

Drivers will be directed onto a detour.

VDOT says the completion date for this project is dependent on the weather.