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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 (cell)
STA15-118

May 8, 2015



ROUTE 33 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR REMOVAL OF TRACTOR TRAILER

STAUNTON Traffic on Route 33 (Rawley Pike) in western Rockingham County is currently restricted to a single lane with flagging operations due to a tractor trailer crash. The accident took place shortly after 12 p.m. on Shenandoah Mountain near the West Virginia state line.

 

The eastbound and westbound lanes will be fully closed during the removal of the tractor trailer, which is expected to begin around 4:30 this afternoon. The operation is expected to take roughly two hours. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route during this time.

 

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 and at 511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center 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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