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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670
STA17-023

Feb. 6, 2017



PORTION OF ROUTE 919 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY CLOSING FEBRUARY 13 – 24

STAUNTON – Part of Route 919 (Old Providence Road) in Augusta County near the Rockbridge County line is scheduled to close from Monday, February 13, to Friday, February 24, while the Virginia Department of Transportation replaces a culvert. This closure is between Route 620 (Spottswood Road) in Augusta County and Route 606 (Raphine Road) in Rockbridge County.  

The closure will be in effect 24/7, but residents who live along the affected portion of Route 919 will be able to access properties on either side of the work zone. Through traffic will be directed onto one of the following detours:

  • Drivers approaching from the south will detour east on Route 606, north on Route 917 (Old B&O Road) and west on Route 620 back to Route 919.

  • Drivers approaching from the north will detour east on Route 620, south on Route 917 and west on Route 606 back to Route 919. 

The culvert replacement is scheduled to be complete at 5 p.m. on February 24. All work is weather permitting. 

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 511Virginia.org. 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. 

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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