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Aug. 4, 2014


STAUNTON – A vehicle crash has closed Route 39 in Rockbridge County near Route 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike).  The road is expected to remain closed until approximately 8:30 p.m.  The crash happened after 4 p.m.

A detour has been established off of Route 39. For Route 39 eastbound traffic, motorists should go to Route 729 south, onto Route 712 east, onto Route 252 north and back onto Route 39. For Route 39 westbound traffic, motorists should go to Route 252 south, onto Route 712 west, onto Route 729 north to Route 39.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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