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April 16, 2015



VDOT SETS PUBLIC MEETING ON ROUTE 60 CORRIDOR STUDY

STAUNTONThe Virginia Department of Transportation will host a public participation meeting regarding the Route 60 Corridor Study in the city of Lexington and Rockbridge County. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 30, 2015 in the Rockbridge County Extension Office meeting room in the county administrative office building at 150 South Main Street, Lexington, Va. 24450. A formal presentation will take place at the start of the meeting, which runs from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

 

The corridor study focuses on Route 60 between the intersection of Spotswood Drive and East Nelson Street in the city of Lexington and the intersection of Quarry Lane and East Midland Trail in Rockbridge County.

 

The study addresses challenges and potential strategies for the Route 60 corridor through the year 2035 with a focus on mobility, public safety, multimodal transportation and the appearance of the corridor. The final version of the study will be offered as a technical document to assist Rockbridge County and Lexington with future planning decisions.

 

A draft of the corridor study can be viewed by following this link on the VDOT website: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/staunton/city_of_lexington_and_rockbridge_county_-_route_60_corridor_study.asp.

 

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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