VDOT News - Staunton

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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA18-119

July 26, 2018



I-81 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

STAUNTON – (8:15 a.m.) Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 are closed in Rockingham County due to an overturned tractor trailer at mile marker 253. The incident was reported about 7 a.m. Thursday, and northbound I-81 is expected to remain closed for at least two hours. The northbound on-ramp at exit 251 (Harrisonburg) is also closed.

Drivers heading north on I-81 are being diverted off the interstate at exit 251. They will follow Route 11 north and rejoin I-81 at exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville).

Virginia traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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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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