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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)
STA16-227

Dec. 19, 2016



LANE AND SHOULDER CLOSURES ON I-81 NORTHBOUND IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY

STAUNTON – The right lane of northbound Interstate 81 will be closed tonight (Monday, December 19) near mile marker 289 in Shenandoah County for recovery of a tractor trailer that crashed early this morning. The location is between exit 283 (Woodstock) and exit 291 (Toms Brook).

The right lane closure is scheduled to begin about 7:30 p.m. and is expected to be in place for several hours.

Throughout the day today, motorists can also expect a northbound right shoulder closure near mile marker 289 as crews offload the trailer in advance of the recovery operation.

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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