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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)
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June 28, 2017



TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR RURAL RUSTIC ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON ROUTE 781 IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY

STAUNTON – Motorists using Route 781 (Rucker Gap Road) may experience lengthy delays due to Rural Rustic Road construction from Wednesday, July 5, through Tuesday, August 4. Flaggers will control traffic weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. between the intersection with Route 661 (Johnson Creek Road) and the West Virginia state line.

The Virginia Department of Transportation is making Rural Rustic Road improvements along a 1.9-mile stretch of Route 781. The work includes widening within the existing right of way, drainage improvements and surface treatment paving.

All work is weather permitting.

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.

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 http://www.VirginiaDOT.org

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

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