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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670
STA15-128

May 29, 2015



INTERSTATE 81 LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED IN ROCKBRIDGE AND AUGUSTA COUNTIES BEGINNING ON SUNDAY, MAY 31
Overnight closures for guardrail work, paving and utility work

STAUNTON Nighttime Interstate 81 lane closures are scheduled in Rockbridge and Augusta counties beginning on Sunday, May 31, for guardrail work, paving and utility work. All work is weather permitting.

 

In Rockbridge County
I-81 northbound mile marker 185.9 to 195.3:  Alternating lane closures scheduled for
10 p.m. Sunday, May 31 to 7 a.m. Monday morning. Work will continue June 1 to June 5 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.  Additional shoulder-only closures are scheduled for June 1 to June 5, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.  These closures are needed for guardrail work and paving operations.

  

In Augusta County
I-81 northbound mile marker 216.4:  Left-lane closure for Sunday, May 31 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday morning for utility work.

 

I-81 northbound mile marker 214 to 215.5:  Single lane closure for milling and paving operations. This work is scheduled for May 31, June 1 and June 2, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.

 

I-81 southbound mile marker 224 to 223:  Single lane closure for milling and paving operations. This work is scheduled for May 31, June 1 and June 2, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.

 

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. 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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