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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday January 9th, 2018 :: 10:06 a.m. EST


US Route 340 to be closed near Harpers Ferry to through traffic on 1/13 to 1/14 from 0700 hours to 1700 hours.

Below is the press release from WVDOH regarding the closure of Route 340 on January 13 - 14, 2018 for the purposes of a rock slope study.

US Route 340 to be Closed near Harpers Ferry

BURLINGTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that US Route 340 near Harpers Ferry will be closed to through traffic between the Washington Street/Shoreline Drive intersection in West Virginia and the Harpers Ferry Road (Route 671) intersection in Virginia, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 13 and Sunday, Jan. 14.

Access to the intersection of US 340 and Chestnut Hill Road (Jefferson County Route 32) will be closed during this time as well. Access to downtown Harpers Ferry, Bolivar and the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park will remain open via the US 340 and Washington Street/Shoreline Drive intersection on the west end of the road closure. Limited access through the work area for emergency vehicles will also be provided.

The roadway closure is necessary for rock slope investigative work and the signed detour will include State Route 9 and Harpers Ferry Road (Route 671) in Virginia as detailed on the attached map.

In case of inclement weather, work will be rescheduled and further notification provided.

WVDOH District 5
(304) 289-2281

Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

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