Chimney Rock exit closure delayed a day due to rain

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The previously-scheduled closure of the southbound Chimney Rock exit on Highway 59 has been postponed a day due to rain.

The exit is expected to be closed for about six weeks, with the closure now scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29.

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This closure is happening as 610 connecting ramps from Highway 59 have been closed off as part of a bigger project that is expected to wrap up in 2024.

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