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May 28, 2014

Traffic Detoured During Pipe Replacement

STAUNTON – Part of Route 627 (Reliance Road) in Warren County is scheduled to close next week while Virginia Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe under the road. A detour will guide drivers around the work zone, which is about 0.2 mile west of Route 736 in the Reliance area.


Route 627 will close at 6 a.m. on Monday, June 2 and is expected to reopen about 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4. All work is weather permitting.


Eastbound traffic will detour south on Route 637 (North River Road), east on Route 637 (Guard Hill Road), and north on Route 609 (Ritenour Hollow Road) to Route 627.


Westbound traffic will detour south on Route 609 (Ritenour Hollow Road), west on Route 637 (Guard Hill Road), and north on Route 637 (North River Road) to Route 627.


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


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