VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Aug. 28, 2017
I-81 SOUTHBOUND RIGHT LANE CLOSED IN HARRISONBURG FOR EMERGENCY BRIDGE WORK
STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation is closing the right through-lane of southbound Interstate 81 in the city of Harrisonburg for emergency bridge-deck repairs at mile marker 247.7. This is the southbound bridge over Country Club Road. The right lane closure on southbound I-81 should be in place by 3:30 p.m. today (Monday, August 28).
The off-ramp at exit 247B will remain open, but flagger traffic control is possible on Country Club Road.
Southbound I-81 drivers should expect delays as a result of the right lane closure, which is expected to remain through Tuesday morning.
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