Part of Route 631 in Rockbridge County Closing August 7 for Bridge Replacement

Rockbridge County

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Staunton District Bridge

STAUNTON – Part of Route 631 (Union School Road) in Rockbridge County is scheduled to be closed to through traffic for about three months beginning Monday, August 7. This closure will allow the Virginia Department of Transportation replace a bridge over a Kerrs Creek tributary. The location is just east of the intersection with Route 631/638 (Muddy Lane).

Local traffic on Union School Road will have access to properties on either side of the work zone. Through traffic will detour as follows:

  • From the east side of the bridge, drivers will go east on Route 631 (Union School Road), north on Route 631 (Stillhouse Road), west on Route 850 (West Midland Trail), and then south on Route 638 (Muddy Lane) to the end of the detour.
  • Drivers approaching from the west side of the bridge will go north on Route 638 (Muddy Lane, east on Route 850 (West Midland Trail), south on Route 631 (Stillhouse Road), and then west on Route 631 (Union School Road) to the end of the detour.

The Route 631 bridge replacement is scheduled for completion on or about November 9, 2023. 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 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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