Rockingham County: Route 257 closed May 22 for emergency pipe replacement

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Part of Route 257 (Briery Branch Road) in Rockingham County is scheduled to be closed Wednesday, May 22, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This closure is for emergency replacement of a drainage pipe between Route 755 (Lambert Town Road) and Route 731 (Daniel Cupp Road) in the Briery Branch area. All work is weather permitting.

Route 257 motorists will have access to homes and businesses on either side of the work zone. Signs will guide through traffic on the following detours:

  • Northbound traffic will turn left on Route 755 (Lambert Town Road), right on Route 750 (Nazarene Church Road) and then right on Route 731 (Community Center Road) to return to Route 257.
  • Southbound traffic will turn left on Route 731 (Daniel Cupp Road) and then right on Route 742 (Waggys Creek Road) to return to Route 257.
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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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