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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 (cell)
STA15-142

June 16, 2015



ROUTE 55 IN WARREN COUNTY CLOSED JUNE 22-26 FOR BRIDGE WORK

STAUNTON – Part of Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) in Warren County will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 22 while Virginia Department of Transportation crews replace a bridge deck. The work zone is in the Linden area, between Route 79 (Apple Mountain Road) and Route 638 (Freezeland Road). Route 55 is scheduled to reopen about 5 p.m. on Friday, June 26, weather permitting.

 

Signs and variable message boards will direct motorists on the following detours:

  • Eastbound drivers will turn north on Route 79, take eastbound Interstate 66 five miles to exit 18 (Markham), and then turn south on Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road) in Fauquier County to return to Route 55.
  • Westbound drivers will turn north on Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road) in Fauquier County, take westbound Interstate 66 five miles to exit 13 (Linden), and then turn south on Route 79 to return to Route 55.

 

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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