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)
STA10-168

Oct. 8, 2010



MOUNTAIN RUN BRIDGE ON ROUTE 722 TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE WORK

STAUNTON – The Mountain Run Bridge on Route 722 (Armentrout Path) in Rockingham County will be closed for bridge work.  This location is at the Route 868 (Airey Lane) intersection near the Brethren Woods Camp in the George Washington National Forest, north of Keezletown.  The closure will begin on Oct. 18 and last until early December.

Detour:
Southbound traffic from Route 722 at Route 868 should follow Route 722 north/west to Route 620 south (Mountain Valley Road).  Follow Route 620 to Route 722.  The reverse of this route can be taken by traffic located south of the bridge wishing to travel north.

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) (TTY/TDD users, call 711).  Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.

VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and You Tube.  RSS feeds are also available for statewide information.  The VDOT webpage is located at www.VirginiaDOT.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.

(END)



Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: Oct. 17, 2012