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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670
STA16-190

Oct. 6, 2016



I-81 NORTHBOUND OFF-RAMP CLOSURE AT EXIT 195 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY OCTOBER 12

STAUNTON – The Interstate 81 northbound off-ramp at exit 195 (Route 11/Lexington) in Rockbridge County is scheduled to close for a single night during pavement repairs. The northbound off-ramp will close at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, and reopen at 7 a.m. on Thursday, October 13. 

Northbound I-81 drivers who need to access businesses near the exit 195 interchange can take exit 191 to westbound I-64, then take exit 55 and follow Route 11 north about four miles. The on-ramps from Route 11 to I-81 will remain open. 

Variable message boards will advise drivers of the ramp closure. All work is weather permitting. 

General Excavation Inc. (GEI) of Warrenton, Va. was awarded a construction contract valued at nearly $25 million. The exit 310 project is scheduled for completion in May 2018. Additional information about this project including maps, diagrams and photographs can be found at http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/staunton/i-81_exit_310.asp

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. 

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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