VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
April 13, 2021
PORTION OF ISLAND FORD ROAD IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY TO CLOSE ON APRIL 14 FOR RAILROAD WORK
STAUNTON – On Wednesday, April 14, a portion of Route 649 (Island Ford Road) at Route 340 (Eastside Highway) in Rockingham County will be closed for emergency work at the railroad crossing. The closure is expected to occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Norfolk-Southern Railroad will be performing this work
Route 649 will be closed between Route 642 (Captain Yancey Road) and Route 340.
Signs will be posted directing traffic to use Route 642 as a detour to and from Route 340. Route 33 truck traffic will be directed to bypass Route 649 by way of Elkton to Route 340.
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