RELEASE:

CONTACT:
IMMEDIATE

Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA09-199

Oct. 15, 2009



ROUTE 617 PIPE REPLACEMENT WORK IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY

STAUNTON – Pipe replacement work will occur on Route 617 (Jamison Mountain Road) from the intersection of Route 618 (Upper Rich Patch Drive) in Alleghany County to 0.50 mile south of Route 617 (Barbours Creek Road) in Craig County. Possible intermittent road closures to thru traffic with delays up to two hours may occur from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 20 to 22.

Flagmen will detour traffic at the intersection of Route 616 (Rich Patch) onto Route 18 (Potts Creek Road).

Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.

All work is weather permitting.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511.  In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-866-MY511VA (866-695-1182).  Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.

Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits.  For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.



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