Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
June 8, 2012
RIGHT LANE CLOSURE ON I-81 NORTHBOUND IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY ON JUNE 12
STAUNTON – There will be a right lane closure in Rockbridge County on Interstate 81 northbound from mile marker 195 to mile marker 197 on June 12 from 8 p.m. until 7 a.m. This is in the truck climbing lane project area. This closure will allow crews to seed slopes in the project 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.
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