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

Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA14-200

Aug. 27, 2014



INTERSTATE 81 ON-RAMP CLOSURE TONIGHT AT EXIT 264 IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY

STAUNTON – The northbound on-ramp to Interstate 81 at Exit 264 (New Market) in Shenandoah County will be closed overnight for milling and paving. This work will also result in the closure of the right northbound lane of the interstate. These closures will be in effect from 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 27 to 9 a.m. Thursday, August 28.

 

Drivers needing to access northbound I-81 will be detoured east on Route 211 (West Lee Highway), north onto Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) and west on Route 730 (Caverns Road), where they will rejoin the interstate at exit 269.

 

All work is weather permitting.

 

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.

 

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

 

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