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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA-006

Jan. 13, 2009



SIGN WORK WILL CLOSE SOME INTERSTATE 64 LANES IN AFTON MOUNTAIN AREA

STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation will be replacing electronic variable message signs on Interstate 64 in Albemarle and Augusta counties during the next two nights, Jan. 13 and 14. Motorists should be alert for right lane and shoulder closures in these locations.

For very brief periods that will occur multiple times between 9 p.m. and midnight on each night both left and right lanes in the sign location will be closed as preparation and removal of the old sign takes place. A rolling blockade lead by the Virginia State Police will control the work zone traffic at that time.

On Jan. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. and ending by 7 a.m. on Jan. 14 there will be sign work at on I-64 at mile marker 110, westbound. This location is in Albemarle County just beyond exit 107 at Route 250, Crozet.

On Jan. 14 beginning at 7 p.m. and ending by 7 a.m. on Jan. 15 there will be sign work at on I-64 at mile marker 93, eastbound. This location is in Augusta County between exit 91 at Route 285 and Route 608 and exit 94 at Route 340 in Waynesboro.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (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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