Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Sept. 7, 2012
CLOSURE ON ROUTE 618 IN BATH COUNTY
STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will be replacing a large drainage structure on Route 618 (Dunn’s Gap) in Bath County. This location is 0.28 mile north of Route 646.
The road will be closed 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week for three weeks beginning Sept. 10.
No detour will be in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
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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