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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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July 20, 2017



VDOT SCHEDULES “PARDON OUR DUST” PUBLIC MEETING FOR ROUTE 696/I-64 EXIT 21 PROJECT IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY

STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a “Pardon Our Dust” meeting about the construction project on Route 696 (Selma-Low Moor Road) at Interstate 64 Exit 21 in Alleghany County. The citizen information meeting will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, at the Alleghany County Administration Building, 9212 Winterberry Avenue, Covington, Virginia 24426.

Citizens can come in during the meeting hours and discuss the project schedule and benefits, as well as potential traffic impacts for Route 696, I-64 and Route 1101 (Winterberry Avenue). Route 696 and Winterberry Avenue carry school, business and residential traffic that may experience delays during various phases of the project. Most of the work is taking place during daylight hours and will require lane closures or flagger traffic control through mid-summer 2018.

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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