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Traffic delays in Rockingham, Page, for Route 602 bridge work Nov. 5-16

road work transportationSignificant traffic delays are possible for about two weeks beginning Monday, Nov. 5, on Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) at the bridge over the South Fork Shenandoah River. These traffic restrictions are needed during the final phases of rehabilitation of the bridge, which is at the Rockingham-Page county line near the town of Shenandoah.

During daylight hours Nov. 5-16, flaggers will control traffic as necessary to allow contractors to resurface the bridge deck. Motorists could be delayed for up to 15 minutes at a time. These restrictions will not be in place on Election Day, November 6.

During all non-work hours, traffic is controlled by temporary signals on both sides of the Route 602 bridge. The Virginia Department of Transportation also has a 10-foot width restriction on vehicles using the bridge during the rehabilitation project.

On April 10, 2018, VDOT awarded a $1,739,233.00 contract to Lanford Brothers Co. Inc. of Roanoke, Virginia. The project has a contract completion date of November 30, 2018. All work is weather permitting.

Additional information about the Route 602 bridge rehabilitation project is available at

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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