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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
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July 31, 2014



ROUTE 623 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY TO CLOSE AUGUST 5 FOR TWO BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS

STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 623 (Fredericksburg Road) in Rockbridge County for about a month beginning Tuesday August 5, 2014. This closure is for the replacement of two bridges just east of Route 621 in the Rockbridge Baths area.

 

Signs will direct drivers on the following detours: Eastbound traffic will follow Route 602 (Turkey Hill Road) north and Route 39 (Maury River Road) west back to Route 623. Westbound traffic will follow Route 39 east and Route 602 south back to Route 623.

 

Route 623 is expected to reopen about September 5, 2014. 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 and at 511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center 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.

 

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

 

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