Part of Route 608 in Augusta County closed June 12-15 for pipe replacement

VDOT Staunton District

Road and Drainage Construction
VDOT drainage work

STAUNTON — A portion of Route 608 (Long Meadow Road) in the Fishersville area of Augusta County will be closed to through traffic June 12-15, 2023, for replacement of a stormwater drainage pipe. The closure is scheduled for 7 a.m. Monday, June 12, through 4 p.m. Thursday, June 15, between Route 1320 (New Brunswick Road) and Route 1390 (Emerald Hill Drive).

Residents will have access to properties on either side of the work zone. Through traffic on Route 608 will detour as follows:

  • Northbound drivers will turn right on Route 796 (Kiddsville Road) and then left on Route 795 (Entry School Road) to return to Route 608.
  • Southbound drivers will turn left on Route 795 (Entry School Road) then right onto route 796 (Kiddsville Road) to return to Route 608.

Digital message signs are in place to advise Route 608 motorists of the pending closure.

All work is weather permitting.

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

Obtain traffic alerts and traveler information by dialing 511 or visiting 511Virginia.org. For other assistance, call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 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.

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Last updated: July 19, 2024

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