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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA11-150

July 8, 2011



ROUTE 629 WILL HAVE SINGLE LANE TRAFFIC DURING SINKHOLE REPAIRS

STAUNTON – Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County will have sinkhole repairs beginning on July 11 at 7 a.m.  Repairs are anticipated to be complete by 5 p.m. on July 15.  This location is between Route 660 and Route 630.  Motorists should be alert for single lane traffic with flagger traffic control.

The sinkhole, located on the shoulder of the road, has a diameter of approximately 10 feet with a depth of approximately 10 feet.  

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s on-call contractor for these repairs is General Excavation Inc. of Warrenton.  The sinkhole will be excavated and repaired with a rock and concrete mix and then backfilled with stone and then topped with a clay and topsoil mix.

All work is weather permitting.

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

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