VDOT News - Staunton



Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
540-292-2500 (cell)

Ken Slack 540-332-9264
540-414-5670 (cell)

May 26, 2017


STAUNTON – Overnight lane closures are scheduled for next week at several locations on Interstate 81 in Augusta County. There will also be a lane closure at the interchange between westbound I-64 and southbound I-81 in the Staunton area.

All of these lane closures are for soil test borings as follows:

  • Tuesday night (May 30), the left lane of the ramp between westbound I-64 (exit 87) and southbound I-81 will be closed from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday nights (May 30-31), the right lane of I-81 northbound and southbound will be closed between mile marker 220 and 223.5 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. The on- and off-ramps at exits 220, 221 and 222 will remain open.
  • Wednesday through Friday nights (May 31-June 2), the right lane of I-81 northbound will be closed between mile marker 213 and 214 in the Greenville area. The right lane closure will be in place from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday nights, and from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday night. The on- and off-ramps at exit 213 remain open.

All work is weather permitting.

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


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