Augusta Free Press

Route 601 in Augusta County closing May 24 for bridge replacement

Part of Route 601 (Estaline Valley Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to close for about three weeks beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 24.

This closure allows the Virginia Department of Transportation to replace the bridge over Jeff Run, between Augusta Correctional Center and the community of Augusta Springs.

Motorists will be able to access properties on either side of the bridge. Signs will direct through traffic on the following detours:

Route 601 is scheduled to reopen by 5 p.m. Friday, June 16. 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 www.511Virginia.org.

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 my.vdot.virginia.gov. 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 www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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