Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264

Aug. 13, 2014

For Installation Of Fiber Optic Cables

STAUNTON - Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound slow-roll lane closures early Sunday morning, August 17, along Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County between mile markers 174 and 182. 


Closures are scheduled to begin at approximately 6:30 a.m. and last 20 to 25 minutes.


The southbound slowroll will begin at mile marker 182.  The northbound slowroll will begin at mile marker 174.  On-ramps at exits 175 and 180 will be controlled by flaggers. These brief closures are needed for installation of fiber optic cables over I-81 at mile marker 178. 


All work is weather permitting. 


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