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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA10-138

Aug. 26, 2010



TRAFFIC SIGNAL WILL BE TURNED OFF FOR WORK AT ROUTE 277 AND ROUTE 641 IN FREDERICK COUNTY

STAUNTON – The traffic signal at the Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) and Route 641 (Double Church Road) intersection in Frederick County will be deactivated for signal work on Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flagger traffic control will be used during this period.

Workers will be making changes to the signal heads for the Route 641 approaches.  They will also be a new pole and signal components for the eastbound Route 277 approach.

All work is subject to change and 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) (TTY/TDD users, call 711).  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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