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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)
STA14-023

Jan. 22, 2014



LANE CLOSURES TONIGHT ON INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND IN FREDERICK COUNTY

STAUNTON – Drivers on Interstate 81 northbound in Frederick County should expect lane closures tonight (January 22, 2014) while crews remove a tractor trailer from an earlier accident. The location is at mile marker 318.5 near Winchester, between exits 317 and 321.

 

The northbound right lane and right shoulder of I-81 will close about 8 p.m. Wednesday, and will re-open before the Thursday morning commute. A brief full closure of the northbound side of the interstate is possible sometime during the operation.

 

Virginia State Police and variable message boards will help control traffic. 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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