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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670
STA15-138

June 12, 2015



PART OF ROUTE 696 IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT JUNE 22 – JULY 2

STAUNTON – A portion of Route 696 (Selma-Low Moor Road) in Alleghany County will be closed for a bridge replacement from June 22 until approximately July 2, 2015. The closure is located between Route 1302 (Sugar Maple Drive) and Route 1309 (Crossing Lane). Home and business owners in this area will be able to access their properties by approaching from the appropriate side of the work zone.

 

Passenger vehicles will use the following detours:

  • Drivers westbound on Route 696 turn left onto Route 1309 (Crossing Lane), right onto Route 1316 (Vassar Street), right onto Route 1302 (Sugar Maple Drive) and then left back onto Route 696.
  • Drivers eastbound turn right onto Route 1302 (Sugar Maple Drive), left onto Route 1316 (Vassar Street), and then left onto Route 1309 (Crossing Lane) back to Route 696.

 

Truck traffic will use the following detours:

  • Eastbound drivers from the Rich Patch area should use Route 615 (Blue Spring Run Road) to Route 18 (Potts Creek Road) to Route 60 (West Midland Trail) to Interstate 64.
  • Westbound truck traffic trying to access the Rich Patch Area will travel Route 60 to I-64 to Route 18 (Potts Creek Road) to Route 615 (Blue Spring Run). 

 

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.

 

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