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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA15-261

Nov. 22, 2015



ALL LANES OPEN AT I-81 NORTHBOUND CRASH SITE IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON – (1:35 p.m.) All lanes are open at a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 northbound in Augusta County.  The crash was located at mile marker 212.  This is between exit 205 at Raphine in Rockbridge County and exit 213 at Route 11 in Augusta County. Backups extend approximately 14 miles. 

Motorists should expect delays in the area as backed up traffic clears the area.

Updates can be obtained on the 511 system and on the 511 I-81 Twitter feed at @I81VA. Regional updates can also be found on Twitter at @511northwestva.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts, traffic cameras and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org. Apps for 511 using Android and iOS are available that feature real-time updates and live traffic cameras and maps.

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.

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

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