VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
May 4, 2018
ROUTE 56 REMAINS CLOSED IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
STAUNTON – (8:45 a.m.) Route 56 (Tye River Turnpike) in Rockbridge County remains closed between Route 608 (South Bottom Road) and the Nelson County line. The roadway has been closed since Thursday evening due to a forest fire.
Route 56 will remain closed until at least noon Saturday, May 5, when the United States Forest Service will re-evaluate the fire. Motorists are advised to avoid this area due to firefighting operations.
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