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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA15-038

Feb. 14, 2015



ALL LANES REOPENED ON I-81 IN NORTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY FROM PREVIOUS TRACTOR TRAILER CRASHES

STAUNTON – (9:15 p.m.) All Interstate 81 southbound lanes at mile marker 287 are reopen in Shenandoah County. Earlier this evening a tractor trailer crash closed both Interstate 81 southbound lanes at this location.  This location is between Toms Brook and Woodstock.

All I-81 northbound and southbound lanes at mile marker 311 in Frederick County are now open.  Two separate tractor trailer crashes occurred at mile marker 311 on Interstate 81. The southbound crash happened around 6:30 p.m. and the northbound crash happened around 7:15 p.m. This location is between exit 310 at Route 37 and exit 313 at Route 17/50/522 in the Winchester area.

High winds and heavy snow squalls have been in the region since very late afternoon. 

For winter weather road conditions go to www.511Virginia.org, look at the orange bar on the top of the page and click on “Text Views” and then click on “Road Condition Table”. Look at the pull down box that lists all jurisdictions.  In this box individual counties can be chosen to view.

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.

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

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