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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
540-414-5670
STA13-137

Aug. 2, 2013



SHENANDOAH COUNTY - ROAD CLOSURES AUGUST 6 TO AUGUST 9, 2013 ON ROUTES 623 AND 681
Two-day closures for pipe replacement work in Shenandoah County

STAUNTON – Routes 623 and 681 in Shenandoah County will each be closed for two-day pipe replacements.

Beginning on Tuesday, August 6 at 7 a.m., Route 623 (Back Road) will be closed for two days.  The location of the road closure is 0.16 miles north of Route 697 (Pontzer Road) in the Mt. Olive area of Shenandoah County. Estimated completion is Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.   

Southbound traffic will detour via Route 601 east to Route 11 south to Route 651 west to Route 623. Northbound traffic will detour via Route 651 east to Route 11 north to Route 601 west to Route 623.

Beginning on Thursday, August 8 at 7 a.m., Route 681 (Alonzaville Road) will closed for two days. The location of the road closure is 0.16 miles south of Route 604 (Fairview Road) in the Fairview area of Shenandoah County. Estimated completion is Friday, August 9, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.   

Southbound traffic will detour via Route 604 east to Route 623 south to Route 676 west to Route 681. Northbound traffic will detour via Route 676 east to Route 623 north to Route 604 west to route 681.

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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