VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
June 23, 2017
I-81 RAMP AND LANE CLOSURES FOR PAVING JUNE 25-28 IN ROCKINGHAM AND FREDERICK COUNTIES
STAUNTON – Interstate 81 will have some lane and ramp closures between June 25-28 in Rockingham and Frederick Counties. This is for nighttime pavement work.
Details of the traffic restrictions are as follows:
Southbound I-81 in Rockingham County at Harrisonburg:
Interstate 81 southbound in the Harrisonburg area of Rockingham County will have nighttime paving from June 25 to June 28 from 8 p.m. until 7 a.m. Paving on the I-81 mainline will be from mile markers 248 to 242 with alternating lane closures.
Paving work will also close the southbound exit 247 (Route 33/Harrisonburg) deceleration and acceleration ramps on June 25 and June 26 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Detours are:
- Southbound I-81 motorists needing to access Route 33 will use exit 251 and follow Route 11 south to Route 33.
- Route 33 motorists needing to access southbound I-81 will follow Route 33 west, Route 11 south and then Route 253 east to I-81 at exit 245.
Northbound I-81 in Frederick County:
I-81 northbound in Frederick County will have nighttime paving from June 26 to June 28 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Paving on the I-81 mainline will be from mile markers 306.6 to 309.5 with alternating lane closures.
Paving work will also close the northbound exit 307 (Route 277/Stephens City) deceleration and acceleration ramps on June 26 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Detours are:
- Northbound I-81 drivers needing to access Route 277 at Stephens City will use exit 302 and follow Route 11 north to Route 277.
- Route 277 drivers needing to access northbound I-81 will follow Route 11 north and then Route 37 south to the I-81 interchange at exit 310 (Kernstown).
All work is weather permitting.
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