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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA13-026

Jan. 25, 2014



SINGLE LANE TRAFFIC ON I-81 NORTHBOUND TONIGHT IN PART OF AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON –  Interstate 81 northbound will have the right lane closed beginning at 7 p.m. tonight, Saturday, January 25 at mile marker 223.2 in Augusta County.  This location is between exit 222 at Route 250 and exit 225 at Route 262.

This closure is to allow crews to clean up a tractor trailer crash.  The accident happened this morning.  Following the crash, crews had to unload the truck contents.

Tonight crews will remove the truck that is located on the side of the road.  Both lanes are expected to be open by the dawn hours.

Motorists may encounter some delays in the area of this work

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.

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