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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA15-098

April 9, 2015



LANE CLOSURE SUNDAY NIGHT ON I-81 NORTHBOUND IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

STAUNTONThe right lane of northbound Interstate 81 in Rockingham County will be closed overnight Sunday, April 12. The location is near mile marker 248.8 at the bridge carrying Route 720 over the interstate north of Harrisonburg. This lane closure will allow crews to repair damage to a concrete beam that was struck earlier this week.

 

The repairs are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Sunday and be finished by 7 a.m. Monday, April 13. If crews are unable to finish in a single night, another right-lane closure may take place on Monday night. 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 and at 511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center 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.

 

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