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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA17-067

April 12, 2017



ROUTE 39 AT GOSHEN PASS IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY IS CLOSED DUE TO FOREST FIRE

STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation has closured Route 39 (Maury River Road) in the Goshen Pass area of Rockbridge County due to a forest fire. Route 39 is closed from the overlook eastern area to Route 601, which comprises the entire Goshen Pass. 

The road was initially closed around 6 p.m. on April 12.  The road will remain closed until 8 a.m. on April 13 when local officials will reevaluate the situation to see if the closure needs to be extended.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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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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