SPEED LIMIT REDUCED IN TWO LOCATIONS IN THE STAUNTON DISTRICT
STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation is reducing the speed limit on Route 256 in Augusta County and on Route 11 in Shenandoah County , effective Wednesday, June 20, which were approved by resolution on May 30, 2007, by Chief Engineer Malcolm T. Kerley, P.E. and Chief of Systems Operations Constance S. Sorrell.
The speed limit will be reduced from 55 mph to 45 mph on a 0.81 mile length of road on Route 256 (Weyer’s Cave Road ) in Augusta County from Route 11 to 0.55 mile west of Route 276.
The 45 mph speed limit on Route 11 immediately north of in Shenandoah County will be extended 0.13 mile from 0.15 north to 0.28 mile north of Route 664. The new length of the 45 mph speed zone is 0.43 mile from 0.15 south to 0.28 mile north of Route 664.
Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones. For further information on the location of work zones throughout the state, call the Highway Helpline at 511Virginia.org. . Traffic alerts and traveler information can also be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial . TTY users can call 711 to obtain these services. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at