Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264

Jan. 11, 2013


STAUNTON – Route 917 (Oakland Circle) in Rockbridge County will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for pipe replacement.  


The work will take place .5 miles south of Route 606 (Raphine Road). Motorists are asked to avoid this area as much as possible.

Motorists may use the following as a detour:  Route 606 (Raphine Road) to Route 613 (Ridge Road) to Route 917 (Oakland Circle). Truck traffic is not recommended on this detour. 


All work is weather permitting. The alternate rain dates are Jan. 24 or Jan. 30. 


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