Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
June 22, 2011
EASTBOUND LEFT LANE REMAINS CLOSED ON I-64 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
STAUNTON – (7:30 a.m.) The right eastbound and left westbound lanes of Interstate 64 are open at mile marker 98 in Augusta County but the eastbound left lane remains closed due to an incident with a tractor trailer.
All detours have been lifted and there are no backups at this time.
It is estimated that the eastbound left lane closure will remain for at least two to three hours according to the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton Traffic Operations Center.
This location is between exit 96 at Route 624 in Lyndhurst and exit 99 at Route 250 on Afton Mountain.
Motorists are advised to drive with caution as clean up continues.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.
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