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Aug. 17, 2012


STAUNTON – Portions of Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) in Augusta County will be closed for railroad work.

On Route 262, near the Route 11 intersection, the Shenandoah Valley Railroad will be doing work at this crossing from August 25 at 6 a.m. to August 26 at 9 p.m. This location on Route 262 is 1.5 miles west of Interstate 81 exit 225. Route 262 will be closed at this location during this time period.  Detour routes are as follows:

Detour route for Route 262 northbound traffic will be Route 11 (Commerce Road) northbound to Route 612 (Laurel Hill Road) eastbound to I-81 southbound to exit 225.  Detour route for Route 262 southbound traffic will be I-81 northbound to exit 227, Route 612 westbound to Route 11 southbound to Route 262.

All work is weather permitting and subject to change.

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