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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA15-146

June 22, 2015



REPAIRS TO ROUTE 867 BRIDGE IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY TO BE COMPLETE JUNE 24

STAUNTON – Repairs to the bridge on Route 867 (North River Road) near Mount Crawford in Rockingham County are expected to be complete on Wednesday, June 24. A portion of Route 867 has been closed since June 18, when the bridge over Pleasant Run and its southern approach were damaged in a tractor trailer crash.

 

The Virginia Department of Transportation will replace a cross-beam in the bridge, install new guardrail and complete repaving before the road can open to traffic. All work is weather permitting.

 

Until Route 867 reopens, a detour will direct drivers to follow Route 11 north and Route 257 east back onto Route 867.

 

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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