first bank  

Railroad work in Winchester area to close portion of Valley Avenue June 28-30

road work
(© Daniel Avram –

A portion of Route 11 (Valley Avenue) in the Winchester area will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday June 28 through the day on Wednesday, June 30. The closure is due to railroad crossing work located between Route 651 (Shady Elm Road) and Route 872 (Hood Way).

Drivers will be asked to use the following detours:

Northbound traffic on Route 11 will be guided to Route 37 north to the Route 622 (Cedar Creek Grade) interchange, continuing east to Route 11.

Southbound traffic will take Route 651 to Route 652 (Apple Valley Road) to Route 628 (Middle Road) and head north to Route 11. Drivers wishing to proceed to Route 37 can continue on Route 11 north to Route 622 then west to Route 37.

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

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 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

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

Augusta Health Augusta Free Press Kris McMackin CPA
augusta free press news
Augusta Free Press