Augusta County: Route 796 closed April 1–25 for culvert replacement

road work transportationPart of Route 796 (Kiddsville Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to close Monday, April 1, for a culvert replacement. The road will be closed to through traffic 24/7 between Route 608 (Long Meadow Road) and Route 795 (Entry School Road). Route 796 is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, April 25. All work is weather permitting.

Residents will have access to properties on either side of the work zone, which is about a quarter-mile south of the intersection with Route 795. Through traffic will be detoured as follows:

  • Southbound traffic will go west on Route 795 and then south on Route 608 to return to Route 796.
  • Northbound traffic will go north on Route 608 and then east on Route 795 to return to Route 796.

Virginia 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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