A Bedford County road will close September 16 for a bridge replacement.

A section of Route 643 (Jopling Road) will close for a bridge replacement over a branch of the Big Otter River. The road will be closed between Route 675 (Keytown Road) and Route 849 (Mine Road).

Detour signs will be put in place. The Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to have the road back open by Friday, Sept. 20.