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CONTACT:
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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
STA14-248

Nov. 25, 2014



ROUTE 721 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY CLOSED DECEMBER 2 – 3

STAUNTON – A portion of Route 721 (Fellowship Road) in Rockingham County is scheduled to be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, December 2-3, 2014 during geological work for a future project. The closure will be in effect from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and will extend from Route 11 (Valley Pike) to Route 717 (Indian Trail Road).

 

Drivers using Route 721 will be directed on one of these posted detours:

 

  • Westbound traffic will detour east on Route 721, north on Route 717, west on Route 806 (Martz Road), then south on Route 11 back to Route 721.

 

  • Eastbound traffic will detour west on Route 721, north on Route 11, east on Route 806 (Martz Road), then south on Route 717 back to Route 721.

 

Route 721 is expected to reopen about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3. 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.

 

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