Route 726 in Rockingham County to close Aug. 8-18

road-work-headerPart of Route 726 (Stone Spring Road) in Rockingham County will be closed for intersection improvements beginning Friday, August 8, 2014. The affected portion of roadway is near the city of Harrisonburg between Peach Grove Avenue and Port Republic Road.

This construction on Route 726 at the intersection with Port Republic Road is being performed by a private developer and is not part of the Southeast Connector project. Work is expected to be complete about August 18, weather permitting.

Signs will direct drivers on the following detours: Westbound traffic will follow Port Republic Road west and Peach Grove Avenue south to Route 726. Eastbound traffic will follow Peach Grove Avenue north and Port Republic Road east to Route 726.

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

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511 and at For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStauntonVDOT can be followed on FacebookFlickrTwitter andYouTubeRSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located


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