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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Oct. 9, 2015



A PORTION OF ROUTE 651 IN CLARKE COUNTY WILL CLOSE OCTOBER 19-30 FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT

STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled a partial road closure in the Millwood area of Clarke County for a pipe replacement project.

 

Route 651 (Clay Hill Road) will be closed from 1.25 miles east of Route 255 to Route 621 (Tilthammer Mill Road) will close October 19 to 30.  Motorists should follow these posted detours during the closure:

 

  • Eastbound traffic will travel south on Route 255 (Bishop Meade Road) then east on Route 723 (Millwood Road) then north on Route 621 (Tilthammer Mill Road) back to Route 651 (Clay Hill Road).

  • Westbound traffic will travel south on Route 621 (Tilthammer Mill Road) then west on Route 723 (Millwood Road) then north on Route 255 (Bishop Meade Road) back to Route 651 (Clay Hill Road).

 

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.

 

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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