VDOT News - Staunton



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

Oct. 7, 2016


STAUNTON – Paving operations and bridge inspections on Interstate 81 will require single lane closures in Frederick and Rockbridge counties during the week of October 10-14, 2016. In addition, an I-81 northbound off-ramp in Rockbridge County is scheduled for a one-night closure for paving. All work is weather permitting. 

In Frederick County:

  • On I-81 from mile marker 309 to 311, the northbound left lane is scheduled to close on Monday through Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following mornings. The southbound right lane is scheduled to close on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following mornings.

  • On I-81 northbound and southbound near mile marker 302 and 312, daytime bridge inspections are      scheduled for Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In both locations, the work will require a right lane closure. 

In Rockbridge County:

  • The I-81 northbound right lane is scheduled to close from mile marker 186 to 187 on Thursday night from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning.

  • The northbound off-ramp at exit 195 is scheduled to close Wednesday night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. the      following morning. I-81 northbound drivers can use exit 191 as a detour. 

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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