RELEASE:

CONTACT:
IMMEDIATE

Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
STAN-65209

April 18, 2013



SINGLE LANE CLOSURES TODAY ON I-81 AT EXIT 317 IN FREDERICK COUNTY

STAUNTON – On Interstate 81 southbound at exit 317 in Frederick County there is a single lane closure on the I-81 bridge over the Winchester and Western  railroad.  Both the right lane and interchange ramp onto Route 11 are closed.  Earlier this morning a hole in the bridge deck was discovered.  Bridge engineers are on their way to the site to examine the bridge.  There is no estimated time for reopening the lane and ramp.

Motorists should expect delays in this area.

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.

VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and You Tube.  RSS feeds are also available for statewide information.  The VDOT webpage is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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

(END)



Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: April 18, 2013