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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
Cellular: (540) 414-5670
STA09-133

June 18, 2009



TRAFFIC REROUTED ONTO NEW JEREMY’S RUN BRIDGE IN PAGE COUNTY

STAUNTON – Traffic will be rerouted from the old Jeremy’s Run Bridge (Route 340) onto the new Jeremy’s Run Bridge (Route 340) in Page County on June 25 or 26. Flaggers will control traffic during the traffic pattern switch.

Signs and message boards will be posted to inform motorists of the traffic change and dates.

Motorists should expect delays and are urged to drive with caution in the area as drivers become acquainted with the new traffic pattern.

All work is weather permitting.

This bridge is a replacement of the current structure which is deteriorating. The new 446-foot bridge and its approaches will be .65 mile long. Lanes will be 12 feet wide with four-foot paved shoulders and a 10-foot graded shoulder. A right-turn and left-turn lane will be constructed for traffic using Route 662 (Rileyville Road) located south of the bridge.

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

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-866-MY511VA (866-695-1182) (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.

Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.

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