VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
July 24, 2019
SOUTHBOUND I-81 RAMP CLOSURES AT EXITS 279 AND 273 TONIGHT IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY
STAUNTON – Paving operations require overnight ramp closures tonight (Wednesday, July 24) along Interstate 81 southbound at two interchanges Shenandoah County. The closures are scheduled for 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the following locations:
Exit 279 (Edinburg): The I-81 southbound off-ramp to Route 185 (Stoney Creek Boulevard) will be closed.
- Southbound I-81 drivers who need to reach Route 185 will be detoured at exit 283 (Woodstock). At the end of the ramp, turn left on Route 42 (Reservoir Road) and then right on Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). Follow Route 11 south for about four miles to Route 185.
Exit 273 (Mount Jackson): The I-81 southbound on- and off-ramps at Route 292 (Conicville Road) will be closed. Paving work at this interchange was postponed from Tuesday due to rain.
- Southbound I-81 drivers who need to reach Route 292 will be detoured at exit 283 (Woodstock). At the end of the ramp, turn left on Route 42 (Reservoir Road) and then right on Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). Follow Route 11 south for about 10 miles to Route 292.
- Route 292 drivers who need to reach southbound I-81 will detour east on Route 292 to Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). Turn right on Route 11 and proceed south about four miles, then turn right on Route 730 (Caverns Road) to reach the I-81 exit 269 interchange.
All work is weather permitting.
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