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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
Cellular: (540) 414-5670
STA-029

Jan. 28, 2009



MOTORIST SHOULD EXPECT LANE CLOSURE TONIGHT ON I-81 NEAR MILE MARKER 211 NORTHBOUND

STAUNTON – Clean-up from a previous tractor trailer accident at mile marker 211 on Intestate 81 northbound will take place tonight, Jan. 28 beginning at 7 p.m. The tractor trailer is in the median. Removal operations will be concluded by 6 a.m. on Jan. 29.

The left northbound lane will be closed in this location, which is near the Augusta/Rockbridge county line. This location is between exit 205 at Route 606 in Raphine in Rockbridge County and exit 213 at Route 11 in Greenville in Augusta County.

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) (TTY/TDD users, call 711). 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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