Section of Route 39 to be temporarily closed for railroad crossing work in Rockbridge County

Roanoke Valley News

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A section of Route 39 (Maury River Road) in Rockbridge County is scheduled to be temporarily closed on Tuesday and Wednesday for work on a railroad crossing.

The road closure on Route 39 is scheduled between 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, which will allow for Buckingham Branch Railroad to upgrade a railroad crossing just east of Route 780 (Brattons Run) in the Goshen area.

During the work, Route 39 will be closed to through traffic between Route 780 and Route 601 (Millard Burke Memorial Highway).

The following detours will be in place:

  • Drivers east of the work zone will follow Route 39 East to the Lexington area, turn right on Route 11 (Lee Highway), take an immediate right onto I-64 West, take exit 43 (Goshen), and follow Route 780 North to the end of the detour.
  • Drivers west of the work zone will follow Route 780 South to I-64 East to exit 55 (Lexington). Drivers then will turn left onto Route 11, turn left onto Route 39, and proceed to the end of the detour.

The above work is weather permitting.

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