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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA09-120

June 5, 2009



NIGHTTIME I-81 NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES IN ROCKBRIDGE AND AUGUSTA COUNTIES JUNE 8-11

STAUNTON – Interstate 81 will have nighttime northbound lane closures from mile marker 205 to 207 as part of a paving project near the Rockbridge and Augusta County line. The closures will be 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on the nights of June 8, 9, 10 and 11. The passing lane will be closed to allow for guardrail installation.

This location is between exit 205 at Route 606 near Raphine and exit 213 at Route 11 near Greenville.

Motorists should use extreme caution when driving through this work zone. All work is weather permitting.

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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