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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA15-225

Oct. 7, 2015



PORTION OF ROUTE 867 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY CLOSING OCTOBER 8 FOR BRIDGE REPAIR

STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 867 (North River Road) in Rockingham County near Mount Crawford beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, October 8. This closure is for repairs to the Pleasant Run bridge and adjacent guardrail, which were damaged by an apparent vehicle strike.

 

Route 867 will be closed between Route 11 (South Main Street) and Route 693 (Fairview Road).

The following detour routes have been established:

  • Drivers approaching from the Route 867/Route 11 intersection will travel north on Route 11 and then east on Route 257/Route 682 (Friedens Church Road) back to Route 867.
  • Drivers approaching from the intersection of Route 867 and Route 693 will travel north on Route 867, west on Route 682/Route 257 (Friedens Church Road), and then south on Route 11 back to Route 867.

 

Repairs should be complete and Route 867 reopened to traffic by October 14. 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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