Rockingham County: Route 765 closed Friday for railroad crossing repairs

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Part of Route 765 (Buttermilk Creek Road) in Rockingham County will be closed to through traffic on Friday during emergency repairs to a Norfolk Southern Railway crossing.

The location is between Route 42 (Harpine Highway) and Route 753 (Kratzer Road). Route 765 is scheduled to close about 8:30 a.m. Friday and reopen by the end of the day. All work is weather permitting.

Signs will direct Route 765 traffic on one of these detours:

  • East of the work zone, drivers will go north on Route 753, west on Route 721 (Linville Edom Road) and then south on Route 42 to return to Route 765.
  • West of the work zone, drivers will go north on Route 42, east on Route 721 and then south on Route 753 to return to Route 765.

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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.

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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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