Part of Route 732 in Augusta County closing April 1 for bridge replacement

Traffic to be detoured

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Route 732 bridge over Middle River tributary

STAUNTON — Part of Route 732 (Roman Road) in Augusta County will be closed to through traffic for about a week and a half beginning Monday, April 1 at 8 a.m. The closure is between Route 616 (Liberty School Road) and Route 745 (Todd Road) near Mount Sidney. It allows the Virginia Department of Transportation to replace the bridge over a Middle River tributary with a concrete pipe.

Local traffic will be able to access properties along Route 732 on either side of the work zone. Through traffic will detour as follows:

  • Drivers approaching from the south will turn right on Route 745 (Todd Road), then left onto Route 616 (Liberty School Road) to return to Route 732.
  • Drivers approaching from the north will turn left onto Route 616 (Liberty School Road), then turn right onto Route 745 (Todd Road) to return to Route 732.

The Route 732 bridge replacement is scheduled for completion on or about Thursday, April 11 at 4 p.m. 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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