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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
STA18-126

Aug. 1, 2018



BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY WILL CLOSE ROUTE 650 BEGINNING AUGUST 8

STAUNTON – Part of Route 650 (Power Dam Road) in Rockingham County will close for about two months for replacement of a bridge over Stony Run. This closure is between Route 649 (Island Ford Road) and Route 650 (Three Springs Road) from Wednesday, August 8, through Wednesday, October 10. All work is weather permitting. 

These detours will be in place for through traffic:

  • Drivers south of the bridge continue straight on Route 650 as it becomes Route 651 (Power Dam Road), then turn right on Route 843 (Cemetery Road), right on Route 641 (Cave Hill Road), right on Route 991 (Jacob Burner Drive) and right on Route 649 to return to Route 650. 
  • Drivers north of the bridge turn left on Route 649, left on Route 991 (Jacob Burner Drive), left on Route 641 (Cave Hill Road), left on Route 843 (Cemetery Road) and then left on Route 651 (Power Dam Road), which becomes Route 650 (Power Dam Road). 

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

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