Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
March 27, 2012
INTERSTATE 81 TRUCK CLIMBING LANE CLOSURE UPDATE FOR APRIL 3-4 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
STAUNTON – There will be lane closures during the period of April 3-4 at the Interstate 81 truck climbing lane project in Rockbridge County. All work is weather permitting. Motorists should anticipate possible delays in this area.
On April 3 and on April 4, the right northbound lane will be closed from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. This closure will be between mile markers 201 and 202.5. Crews will be relocating traffic barriers in this area.
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.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.
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