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Forest fire forces closure of Route 39 at Goshen Pass


road work transportationVDOT has closed 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 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 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 VirginiaDOT.org.

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



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