Home Traffic alert: Portion of Route 708 to close next week in Rockingham County

Traffic alert: Portion of Route 708 to close next week in Rockingham County

Rebecca Barnabi
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Installation of a box culvert requires the closure of Route 708 (Goods Mill Road) in Rockingham County from Monday, October 2 to Thursday, October 12.

Through traffic will be prohibited between Route 676 (Oak Shade Road) and Route 672 (Pineville Road) to allow the Virginia Department of Transportation to replace a bridge over Duck Run with a box culvert.

Through traffic will detour as follows:

  • From the east, drivers will turn left on Route 672 for one mile, then turn right onto Route 253 (Port Republic Road) for 1.2 miles, then turn right onto Route 757 (Trimble Road) for 0.3 mile, and then keep left onto Route 676 (Charlie Town Road) for 0.3 mile.
  • From the west, drivers will turn left onto Route 676 for 0.3 mile, then keep right onto Route 757 for 0.3 mile, then turn left onto Route 253 for 1.2 miles, and then turn left onto Route 672 for one mile.

All work is weather permitting.

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca J. Barnabi is the national editor of Augusta Free Press. A graduate of the University of Mary Washington, she began her journalism career at The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star. In 2013, she was awarded first place for feature writing in the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Awards Program, and was honored by the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2019 Media Honor Roll Program for her coverage of Waynesboro Schools. Her background in newspapers includes writing about features, local government, education and the arts.

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