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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA16-050

Feb. 19, 2016



ALL LANES REOPENED AT TRACTOR TRAILER CRASH SITE ON I-81 SOUTH OF LEXINGTON

STAUNTON – (10:40 p.m.) All lanes have reopened on Interstate 81 at mile marker 192 Both northbound lanes were closed around 4:20 p.m. today due to a tractor-trailer crash. This location is between exit 191 at Interstate 64 and 195 at Route 11 in the Lexington area of Rockbridge County.

The tractor-trailer was carrying meat by-products which spilled onto the roadway.

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

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