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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA15-207

Sept. 14, 2015



RAILROAD CROSSING WORK TO CLOSE ROADS IN AUGUSTA AND PAGE COUNTIES SEPTEMBER 18 – 23

STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled road closures in Augusta and Page counties for railroad crossing maintenance beginning September 18, 2015. Each of the closures is expected to last two to three days, and signs will direct motorists on detour routes. All work weather permitting.

 

Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to close from 5 p.m. Friday, September 18, to 7 p.m. Sunday, September 20. The crossing is between Route 276 (Keezletown Road) and Route 2002 (Houff Road), about one mile east of Interstate 81.

 

Route 611 (Kimball Road) in Page Countyis scheduled to close from 9 a.m. Monday, September 21, to 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 23. The crossing is about a 0.25-mile west of the intersection with Route 658 (Rocky Branch Road) near the town of Luray.

 

Route 624 (Brady Road) in Page Countyis scheduled to close from 9 a.m. Monday, September 21, to 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 23. The crossing is about 0.5-mile west of the intersection with Business Route 340 near the town of Stanley.

 

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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