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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
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STA13-029

Feb. 9, 2013



ROUTE 340 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY HAS REOPENED

STAUNTON – (11:30 a.m.) Route 340 in Rockingham County has reopened. Earlier today a crash with a vehicle hitting a power pole caused the closure of Route 340. Due to the voltage in the power line it took several hours for the road to reopen.  

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

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