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Harrisonburg Warns Drivers of Upcoming Street Closures

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City of Harrisonburg Press Release

Harrisonburg, VA – There will be two separate street closures in the City of Harrisonburg within the next few days.

On Tuesday, October 22 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. West Elizabeth Street, from North High to Liberty streets, will be closed. The Department of Public Utilities is working on a sewer project to slipline the sanitary sewer pipe. Sliplining is a trenchless rehabilitation process used to repair leaks or restore structural stability to an existing sewer pipe.

Motorists are encouraged to travel on West Wolfe Street and West Market Streets as alternate routes.

The second street closure is anticipated to take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. There will be limited access on Acorn Drive, from Virginia Avenue to Red Oak Street. Access will still be available to businesses located within this road closure. Through traffic will not be permitted.

Norfolk Southern will be conducting work on the railroad tracks. Depending how the work progresses, there is a chance this work could be postponed until Wednesday, October 23 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Residents with questions about the West Elizabeth Street closure may contact the Department of Public Utilities at 540-434-9959. Questions regarding the Acorn Drive closure should be directed to Norfolk Southern at 540-353-7366.

Who will notify you if an emergency-related event is happening in Harrisonburg or Rockingham County? Sign up to receive free alerts through the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Emergency Alert System by visiting www.HREmergencyAlert.com. 

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