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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500

Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670
STA13-155

Sept. 4, 2013



INTERSTATE 81 SLOW ROLL CLOSURE SEPTEMBER 8 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
For Installation of Overhead Communication Line

STAUNTON – Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound “slow‐roll” lane closures on Sunday, September 8 along Interstate 81 in Augusta County.  The brief closures are needed for installation of a fiber-optic line over the interstate at exit 213.

The southbound slow‐roll will be between mile marker 217 at Mint Spring and 213 near Greenville. The northbound slow‐roll will be between mile marker 207 north of Raphine and 213 near Greenville.

Both closures will be completed between 7:30 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. All work is weather permitting, and slow‐roll times are subject to change.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511.  Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.  For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.  Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

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