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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA12-079

May 29, 2012



RAILROAD WORK ON ROUTE 262 CANCELED

STAUNTON – Previously announced road closures and railroad work on Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) in Augusta County have been canceled. The work was scheduled on June 2 and June 3 near the Route 11 intersection.

The railroad work and road closure scheduled for Route 340 (Eastside Highway) in Rockingham County will proceed as planned.

On Route 340 the railroad work is located 1.5 miles north of Route 649 (Island Ford Road).  Norfolk Southern Railroad is performing this work on June 1 at 8 p.m. to June 3 at 8 p.m. Route 340 will be closed in this location during this period.  Detour routes are as follows:

Detour route for Route 340 northbound traffic will be Route 649 to Route 33 eastbound (Spotswood Trail) to Route 340 at Elkton.  Detour route for Route 340 southbound traffic will be Route 33 westbound to Route 649 eastbound to Route 340.

All work is weather permitting and subject to change.

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

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