Ford Stock – Portion of Island Ford Road in Rockingham Co. to close Wednesday for railroad work
STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV) — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is informing residents that on Wednesday, April 14, a portion of Route 649 (Island Ford Road) at Route 340 (Eastside Highway) in Rockingham County will be closed for emergency work at the railroad crossing.
The closure is expected to occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
VDOT says Route 649 will be closed between Route 642 and Route 340. Signs will be posted directing traffic to use Route 642 as a detour to and from Route 340. Route 33 truck traffic will be directed to bypass Route 649 by way of Elkton to Route 340.
Officials with VDOT say the construction is unrelated to a crash that happened in the area on Monday, April 12.
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