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STA18-195

Dec. 18, 2018



OVERNIGHT OFF-RAMP CLOSURE AT NORTHBOUND I-81 EXIT 251 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

STAUNTON – The northbound Interstate 81 off-ramp to Route 11 at exit 251 (Harrisonburg) in Rockingham County is scheduled to be closed from 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, through 5 a.m. Thursday, December 20. This closure is for soil and pavement testing.

Northbound I-81 motorists who need to access Route 11 at exit 251 will detour north on the interstate to exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville). Drivers will use this interchange to turn around and head south on I-81 to return to exit 251.

Virginia State Police will enforce the off-ramp closure. Variable message boards will advise motorists of the closure and detour route.

All work is weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, this closure will be postponed to the night of December 20-21.

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.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at http://www.VirginiaDOT.org

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

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