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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670
STA16-097

May 20, 2016



PART OF ROUTE 704 CLOSED MAY 23 TO 25 FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT IN FREDERICK COUNTY

STAUNTON – A portion of Frederick County Route 704 (Back Creek Road) from Route 683 (Rock Enon Springs Road to 0.3 miles north of Route 683 is scheduled to close for a pipe replacement from Monday, May 23, to Wednesday, May 25.   

The following detours will be in place 24 hours a day until work has been completed: 

  • Drivers traveling south on Route 704 will detour onto Route 751 (Gore Road) west to Route 50 (Northwestern Pike), west to Route 259 (Carpers Pike), south into West Virginia, to W.Va Back Creek Road, then south to W.Va White Pine Ridge Road, then east back into Virginia where it becomes Route 617 (Pine Top Road), then back to Route 704 and end of detour.      
         
  • Drivers traveling north on Route 704 will detour onto Route 617 (Pine Top Road) east into W.Va  to White Pine Ridge Road, then to Back Creek Road north to W.Va Route 259, then north back into Virginia to Route 259 (Carpers Pike), then to Route 50 (Northwestern Pike), east to Route 751 (Gore Road), then east to Route 704 and end of detour. 
      

All work is weather permitting. 

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties. 

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