Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Nov. 4, 2011
ROUTE 716 ROAD CLOSURE FROM NOVEMBER 8 TO 10
STAUNTON – There will be lane closures during the period of Nov. 8-10 at the Interstate 81 truck climbing lane project in Rockbridge County. All work is weather permitting.
On Nov. 8, Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 Route 716 under the I-81 bridges will be closed from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Crews will be working on demolition activities to remove the old Route 716 bridge.
The I-81 truck climbing lane project valued at $74.2 million was awarded by Commonwealth Transportation Board on Feb. 5, 2009 to W. C. English Inc. of Lynchburg. Completion is scheduled for fall 2012. The work zone is along the northbound lanes from mile marker 195.6 to 202.5, which is just north of Lexington.
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