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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA12-159

Nov. 13, 2012



MORGAN FORD ROAD BRIDGE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE FOR BRIDGE WORK

STAUNTON – In Warren County, Route 624 (Morgan Ford Road) will be closed at the low water bridge over the Shenandoah River for soil work at bridge. The road closure begins on Friday, November 16 at 9:00 a.m. with an estimated completion time of Sunday, November 18 at 4:00 a.m., weather permitting.

The work zone location is from 0.2 mile north of Route 643 to 1.5 mile south of Route 661.

The detour is:  
• South End:  Route 624 (Happy Creek Road) to East 6th street in the Town of Front Royal to Route 522 north to Route 522/340 north to Route 661.
• North End:  Route 624 to Route 661 to Route 522/340 south to Route 522 south (Bypass in Front Royal) to East Sixth Street in the Town of Front Royal to Route 624 (Happy Creek Road).

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.  Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.  For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.  Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

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