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STA21-063

May 6, 2021



ROUTE 39 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY CLOSED MAY 11-12 FOR RAILROAD CROSSING WORK

STAUNTON – Part of Route 39 (Maury River Road) in Rockbridge County is scheduled to be closed from 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, through 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. This closure allows Buckingham Branch Railroad to upgrade a crossing just east of Route 780 (Brattons Run) in the Goshen area. During the work, Route 39 will be closed to through traffic between Route 780 and Route 601 (Millard Burke Memorial Highway).

The following detours will be in place:

  • Drivers east of the work zone will follow Route 39 east to the Lexington area, turn right on Route 11 (Lee Highway) and then an immediate right onto Interstate 64 westbound. Drivers then take exit 43 (Goshen) and follow Route 780 north to the end of the detour.
  • Drivers west of the work zone will follow Route 780 south and Interstate 64 east to exit 55 (Lexington). Drivers then turn left onto Route 11 and left on Route 39, then proceed west to the end of the detour.

All work is weather permitting.

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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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