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Aug. 4, 2008
U.S. 17 CLOSED AUG. 6 IN NORTHERN FAUQUIER COUNTY
Railroad will repair crossing between Marshall and Delaplane
The day-long closure will allow Norfolk Southern Railroad to do repair work to the railroad crossing at Delaplane.
U.S. 17 will be closed at the railroad crossing beginning at 8 a.m.
The work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m.
Local traffic may continue to use the road both north and south of the railroad crossing. Recommended alternate routes for through traffic are Interstate 66 and U.S. 522 (Exit 6 off I-66).
Motorists are advised to avoid traveling if possible, and if they must travel allow extra time for the trip. Before heading out, call 511 for the latest road condition information or visit www.VirginiaDOT.org.
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