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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
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STA11-084

April 21, 2011



TEMPORARY NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES ON ROUTE 262 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON – Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) from Route 932 (Baker Lane) to Route 11 (Lee Highway) will have temporary lane closures for paving. This location is on Route 262 east and west of the Interstate 81 interchange at exit 225. Route 262 eastbound lanes will be closed.

Work will begin April 25 and will occur Monday night to Saturday morning from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. with flaggers controlling traffic.

The following closures and detours will be posted:

• Route 11 northbound traffic coming from Staunton headed to Interstate 81 will remain on Route 11 northbound toward Verona, turning right to eastbound Route 612 (Laurel Hill Road), to Interstate 81.
• Route 11 southbound headed toward I-81will be detoured onto Route 262 westbound to I-81 at exit 220.
• Route 262 eastbound headed toward I-81 from the intersection of Route 11 will be closed and traffic will be detoured onto Route 11 northbound toward Verona to eastbound Route 612 to Interstate 81.

The estimated completion for paving is April 30.

Motorists are advised 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.

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