VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
March 21, 2017
ROUTE 701 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY CLOSED FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT MARCH 23
STAUNTON – Part of Route 701 (Silver Lake Road) in Rockingham County is scheduled to be closed to through traffic on Thursday, March 23, for a pipe replacement. This closure is between Route 33 (Rawley Pike) and Route 736 (Swope Road) in the Dayton area.
Motorists who live within the work zone will have access to properties on Route 701. Signs will direct through traffic onto one of these detours:
- Northbound drivers will take Route 42 (John Wayland Highway) north, turn left on Route 910 (Garbers Church Road), left on Route 726 (Erickson Avenue), then left on Route 33 to return to Route 701.
- Southbound drivers will turn left on Route 702 (Old Thirty-Three Road), right on Route 33, right on Route 726, right on Route 910, then right on Route 42 to return to Route 701.
The pipe replacement is scheduled to begin about 7 a.m. on March 23 and finish by 5:30 p.m. All work is weather permitting.
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