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BRIEF: Filming to close Defense Road tomorrow, Friday

August 20, 2014

The Progress-Index, Petersburg, Va.

Aug. 20--PETERSBURG -- The movie production company that is filming "Ithaca" will be shooting scenes at the tunnel on Defense Road tomorrow and Friday.

In order to accomplish filming these scenes, Defense Road will be closed to through traffic between Squirrel Level Road and Ridgewood Drive/Kutchen Street from 8 a.m. Thursday until 4 p.m. on Friday, according to a city statement. Access into Ridgewood Drive/Kutchen Street will remain open at all times.

Petersburg officials apologized for the inconvenience to motorists .

"The city of Petersburg is delighted that the leadership of this film chose Petersburg," the statement reads. "We understand that they are guests in our city and wish to assure you that Thursday's activity will be conducted in a safe, timely and professional manner."


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