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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
STA16-079

April 26, 2016



ROUTE 705 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY CLOSED MAY 3 – 18 FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

STAUNTON – Part of Route 705 (Mountain View Road) in Rockbridge County will be closed for about two weeks beginning Tuesday, May 3, while Virginia Department of Transportation crews replace a bridge deck. The work zone will be located east of Lexington at the Marl Creek crossing, between Route 703 (Forest Grove Road) and Route 706 (Borden Grant Road).  

Route 705 is scheduled to close at 9 a.m. on May 3 and reopen on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 18. All work is weather permitting. Signs will direct drivers on a detour route using Route 703 and Route 706. 

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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