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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA19-105

July 23, 2019



SOUTHBOUND I-81 RAMP CLOSURES TONIGHT IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY AT EXITS 273 AND 283

STAUNTON – Two interchanges along southbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County are scheduled for overnight ramp closures tonight (Tuesday, July 23) due to paving operations. The closures are scheduled for 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the following locations:

Exit 273 (Mount Jackson): The I-81 southbound on- and off-ramps at Route 292 (Conicville Road) will be closed.

  • Southbound I-81 drivers who need to reach Route 292 will be detoured at exit 279 (Edinburg). At the bottom of the ramp, turn left on Route 185 (Stoney Creek Boulevard) and then right on Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). Follow Route 11 south for about six 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.

Exit 283 (Woodstock): The I-81 southbound on-ramp from Route 42 (Reservoir Road) will be closed.

  • Route 42 drivers who need to reach southbound I-81 will detour east on Route 42 to Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). Turn right on Route 11 and proceed south for about four miles, then turn right on Route 185 (Stoney Creek Boulevard) to reach the I-81 exit 279 interchange.

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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