Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Aug. 27, 2014
TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGES FOR ROUTE 340/522 BRIDGE PROJECT AT FRONT ROYAL
STAUNTON – Replacement of the Route 340/522 bridge over the Shenandoah River South Fork in Warren County will affect traffic on two roadways in the town of Front Royal.
This week drivers on Route 340/522 northbound and southbound should be alert for a lane shift just south of the bridge. In addition, 18th Street will be closed to through traffic. Drivers will have access to homes and businesses, but through traffic will be detoured onto North Royal Avenue and 17th Street.
Both of these changes will remain in effect for at least a year, and will allow contractors to build new lanes of Route 340/522 to match the alignment of the new bridge. All work is weather permitting.
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