VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Jan. 5, 2016
TRAFFIC SHIFT RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 11 ON NORTHBOUND ROUTE 340/522 AT FRONT ROYAL
STAUNTON – Northbound traffic on Route 340/522 (Shenandoah Avenue) in Warren County near Front Royal is scheduled to start using the new Shenandoah River South Fork bridge on Monday, January 11. This traffic-pattern change was postponed from this week due to extreme cold temperatures. All work is weather permitting.
In order to match the alignment of the new bridge, Route 340/522 drivers can expect both northbound traffic lanes to shift to the right near the intersection of 17th Street. After crossing the new bridge, traffic will shift back to the left near the intersection of Duck Street.
Southbound Route 340/522 drivers are scheduled to begin using the new bridge in late January. VDOT will inform motorists of the southbound traffic shift when a date is finalized.
Contractors are replacing the Shenandoah River South Fork bridge and reconfiguring the intersection of Route 340/522 and Route 55 (Strasburg Road). Details on the project, which is scheduled for final completion in late 2017, are available here.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.
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