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Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
Lou.Hatter@vdot.virginia.gov
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CULP 2013-071

July 22, 2013



RT. 231 IN ORANGE CO. TO CLOSE WEDNESDAY
Norfolk Southern Railroad plans repairs to grade crossing between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

CULPEPER – Route 231 (Blue Ridge Turnpike) will be closed Wednesday to through traffic at the Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing near Route 655 (Weyburn Road) at Somerset. The railroad will be doing maintenance work on the grade crossing between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

A signed detour route will be in place. Motorists should use Route 655 (Jacksontown Road) between Route 231 and Route 20 (Constitution Highway).   Access to all properties on both sides of the railroad crossing will be maintained during the closure.

Motorists should check VDOT’s traffic information web site, www.511virginia.org, or call 511 for real-time information about traffic conditions and delays. Android and iPhone users can also download a free 511 app that provides real-time traffic information based on their location.

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