Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264

June 26, 2013


STAUNTON – Route 691 (Dellinger Acres Road) in the Edinburg area of Shenandoah County will be closed for two weeks beginning Monday, July 1, 2013 at 8 a.m. The affected portion of the road is from 1.75 miles east of Route 717 to 0.95 miles west of Route 705.

This closure will allow VDOT crews to replace a bridge. Estimated completion is Friday, July 12, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. All work is weather permitting.  

Motorists can use the following detours: Westbound traffic will travel south on Route 705 (Buggy Ridge Road), west on Route 703 (Jerome Road), north on Route 611 (Supinlick Ridge Road), north on Route 717 (Liberty Furnace Road) to end of detour at Route 691.

Eastbound traffic will travel south on Route 717 (Liberty Furnace Road), south on Route 611 (Supinlick Ridge Road) to east on Route 703 (Jerome Road), north on Route 705 (Buggy Ridge Road) to end of detour at Route 691.

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  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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