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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
STA16-095

May 18, 2016



PART OF ROUTE 876 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY CLOSED MAY 23 TO JUNE 3 FOR CULVERT WORK

STAUNTON – A portion of Route 876 (Swoope Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to close for a box culvert replacement from Monday, May 23, to Friday, June 3. The closure is between Route 860 (Waldrop Road) and Route 703 (Hewitt Road).  

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

  • Drivers traveling south on Route 876 will turn right on Route 860, left onto Route 703, and then left to return to Swoope Road.
     
  • Drivers traveling north on Route 876 will turn left on Route 703, right onto Route 860, and then right to return to Swoope Road. 

Preliminary work at the site is scheduled begin May 18, but is not expected to affect traffic. All work is weather permitting. 

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. 

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