VDOT News - Staunton

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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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Ken.Slack@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

STA21-090

July 19, 2021



PART OF ROUTE 679 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY CLOSED JULY 21 FOR RAILROAD CROSSING REPAIRS

STAUNTON – Part of Route 679 (Pleasant Valley Road) in Rockingham County will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday, July 21. This closure will allow the Norfolk Southern railway to make repairs to a crossing just south of Harrisonburg, from 8:30 a.m. through the end of the day. During the work, Route 679 will be closed to through traffic between Route 704 (Cecil Wampler Road) and Route 898 (Pleasants Drive).

The following detours will be in place:

  • Drivers approaching the work zone from the east will turn left on Route 704 and then right on Route 898 to reach the end of the detour.
  • Drivers approaching the work zone from the west will turn right on Route 898 and then left on Route 704 to reach the end of the detour.

All work is weather permitting.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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