WAYNESBORO, Va. -- If you're heading to work in Waynesboro you'll notice the Broad Street bridge is closed. The bridge will be closed until November for repairs.
Pete McCoy, who owns McCoy furniture next to the bridge, said that although it will be an inconvenience at times, it's a good thing for Waynesboro.
Construction crews started making preparations on Monday.
McCoy is letting construction crews use an easement on his property, which he said could cause issues with access to the store's loading dock.
Instead, McCoy will make a receiving area at the front door, meaning furniture will be moved through that end of the store. According to the city's website, renovations are set to be done in six months.
Mccoy said he's hopeful the renovations are done in a timely manner.
"We may have to start receiving freight through our front door. We'll probably eliminate about a half of our parking occasionally so it will make things a little complicated," McCoy said.
Fire and rescue crews and the lieutenant with the Waynesboro Fire Department said they'll be using alternate routes that really will only add seconds to their response times.
One of those includes the Main Street bridge, which is just a block away.
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