ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Emergency pipe repair work has closed part of an Albemarle County road.

The Virginia Department of Transportation reports Free Union Road is closed between Boonesville Road and Davis Shop Road.

Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes. VDOT suggests using Markwood Road to get around the project.

At this time, there is no word on how long the closure will remain in place.