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Update: Repairs complete on Route 608 Buffalo Creek bridge

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Repairs are complete and all lanes are reopened to traffic on the Buffalo Creek bridge on Route 608 (Forge Road) in Rockbridge County.

On the afternoon of Tuesday, July 20 a crash at the Buffalo Creek bridge on Route 608 damaged the bridge railing. This location is in the vicinity of Route 700 (Bunker Hill Mill Road)

Crews worked throughout the night and into the day on Wednesday, July 21 to finish the repair work. Traffic was limited to a single lane with flagger traffic control during the repairs.

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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