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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500

Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670
STA13-166

Sept. 12, 2013



LANE CLOSURES NEXT WEEK ON ROUTE 616 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON – Motorists should be alert for lane closures September 16-18, 2013 on Route 616 (Dam Town Road) near Fort Defiance in Augusta County. The work zone will be between Route 777 (Knightly Lane) and Route 929 (River Bend Drive).

The westbound lane of Route 616 will be closed Monday, September 16. The eastbound lane will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17-18. Signs and flaggers will help direct traffic during the closures, which will run from about 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The daytime closures will allow crews to do soil testing in 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.

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.

VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube.  The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information.  The VDOT webpage is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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