Traffic restrictions on Route 252 in Rockbridge County during bridge replacement

VDOT Staunton District

Google Streetview screencap of two-lane bridge over small creek
Route 252 bridge over Moffatts Creek

STAUNTON — The Virginia Department of Transportation is scheduled to replace a bridge on Route 252 (Brownsville Turnpike) in northern Rockbridge County beginning Monday, June 17. The bridge crosses Moffatts Creek between the intersections with Route 725 (High Rock Road) and Route 726 (New Providence Road).

For about six weeks during bridge replacement, VDOT will restrict Route 252 to a single lane of traffic. Signs will direct drivers to stop and proceed when the way ahead is clear.

The new bridge is scheduled to open to traffic on or about Friday, July 25. 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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