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May 9, 2016


STAUNTON – A traffic-pattern change on westbound Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County is scheduled to begin about noon today (Monday, May 9). This traffic shift, rescheduled from Sunday, allows contractors to begin the next phase of work in the $15.5 million rehabilitation of the Maury River bridges, between mile marker 53.3 and 55.3 near Lexington. All work is weather permitting.

All interstate traffic approaching the work zone will taper to a single lane. Westbound drivers will then use a median crossover to access the eastbound side of the interstate. After crossing the bridge, westbound drivers will follow a second crossover to return to the I-64 westbound mainline. Eastbound traffic throughout the work zone will be limited to the right lane.

The speed limit on I-64 through this work zone is 55 miles an hour. Final completion of the Maury River bridges project is scheduled for summer 2017.

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

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