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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA09-189

Oct. 1, 2009



I-81 LANES TO CLOSE APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES FOR POWER LINE WORK IN FREDERICK COUNTY

STAUNTON – Northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 81 will be temporarily closed at mile marker 304.4 in Frederick County on Oct. 4 at 9 a.m. The closure could last up to 20 minutes and will allow the dismantling of an existing power line, which crosses I-81.

This location is between exit 307 at Route 277 (Stephens City) and exit 302 at Route 627 (Middletown).

Traffic will be controlled with a rolling road block by Virginia State Police.

Work will occur rain or shine.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511.  In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-866-MY511VA (866-695-1182).  Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.

Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits.  For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.



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