Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Jan. 17, 2013
TEMPORARY PAINTED ROAD MARKERS TO HELP WITH VDOT AERIAL SURVEY
STAUNTON – People traveling through the Town of Mount Jackson may notice some painted white cross or tee shaped marks within the state right-of-way.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will be conducting an aerial survey Mount Jackson to model part of the Mill Creek watershed to study the different engineering options for improving the bridge on Route 698, Orchard Drive. Crews will be paint nine white crosses or tee shape marks along public roadways that can be photographed from aircraft to be used in this study. Also, the survey crew will be walking or boating on Mill Creek to measure the land surface under the water.
The panels should start appearing at the end of January with the creek survey to follow weather permitting. The public is asked not to disturb these areas or try to remove the panels.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.
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