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STA11-117

June 6, 2011



SINKHOLE WORK TO CLOSE PORTION OF ROUTE 613 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON –Sinkhole repairs will closed a portion of Route 613 (Springhill Road) in Augusta County.  The road will be closed between Route 742 (Lebanon Church Road) and Route 732 (Roman Road).  The road closure will be set up around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7.  The repairs are anticipated to be finished by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 10.

Detour signs will direct drivers around the work zone site.  The detour goes from Route 613 to Route 732 to Route 745 to Route 742 to Route 613.

The sinkhole is located along Route 613 south of Middle River, about 0.1 mile east of Route 742.

Signs announcing the detour have been posted in the area.

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

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