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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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540-414-5670 (cell)
STA15-220

Oct. 2, 2015



I-81 NORTHBOUND LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES OCTOBER 4 – 7 IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY

STAUNTON – Overnight lane and ramp closures are scheduled for northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County from October 4 – 7, 2015. These closures are for paving and guardrail work at various locations between mile markers 272 and 274.5 in the Mount Jackson area.

 

The closures will take place on the following schedule, weather permitting:

  • Sunday, October 4, from 8 p.m. until 9 a.m. Monday: Right lane closed between mile marker 272 and 274. Off-ramp closure at exit 273 (Mount Jackson/Basye). Drivers needing to access this exit will detour to Exit 277 (Bowman’s Crossing) and Route 11 (Old Valley Pike).
  • Monday, October 5, from 7 p.m. until 9:30 a.m. Tuesday: Right lane closed between mile marker 272.5 and 274.5. On-ramp closure at exit 273 (Mount Jackson/Basye). Drivers needing to access northbound I-81 will detour to Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) and rejoin the interstate at Exit 277 (Bowman’s Crossing).
  • Tuesday, October 6, from 7 p.m. until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday: Left lane closed from mile marker 272.5 to 274.5.

 

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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