Rockingham County: Route 637 closed for bridge work April 29-June 14

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Part of Route 637 (Florist Road) in Rockingham County is scheduled to be closed for about seven weeks beginning April 29. This closure allows crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation to widen the bridge over Quail Run near the town of Elkton. Route 637 will be closed to through traffic between Route 33 Business (Old Spotswood Trail) and Route 602 (East Point Road).

Residents will have access to properties on either side of the work zone. Through traffic will be detoured as follows:

  • Drivers approaching from the west will follow Route 602 north, Route 636 (Bethel Church Road) east, Route 635 (River Road) south and then Route 33 Business west to the end of the detour.
  • Drivers approaching from the east will follow Route 33 Business east, Route 635 north, Route 636 west and then Route 602 south to the end of the detour.

Route 637 is scheduled to reopen on Friday, June 14. All work is weather permitting.

Virginia 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.

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