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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA12-158

Nov. 13, 2012



PORTION OF ROUTE 130 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR ONE DAY FOR RAILROAD CROSSING WORK

STAUNTON – A portion of Route 130 (Wert Faulkner Highway) in the Glasgow area of Rockbridge County will close for railroad crossing work.  The closure will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 28. Motorists are asked to avoid this area during this time.

For travelers unfamiliar with the area, VDOT crews will be stationed at the work zone to assist with alternate routes.

The work zone extends from 0.37-mile south of Route 501 (Glasgow Highway) to 0.10-mile north of Route 684 (Sallings Mountain Road).

All work is weather permitting.  CSX Railroad is replacing the railroad crossing in this location.

Signs alerting motorists of this closure will be posted approximately 10 days prior to the scheduled work.

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.  Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.  For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.  Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

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