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STAN-243 2007

Nov. 18, 2007



ACCIDENTS CLEARED FROM I-81 NORTHBOUND IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

STAUNTON – Heavy congestion has cleared in Rockbridge County on northbound Interstate 81. Earlier this afternoon there was an accident northbound at mile marker 201 and an accident northbound at mile marker 195. This location is just north of Lexington.

Around 3 p.m. the Virginia Department of Transportation Smart Traffic Center is reported a 10-mile back up.

Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones. For further information on the location of work zones throughout the state, call the Highway Helpline at 1-800-367-ROAD. Traffic alerts and traveler information can also be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. TTY users can call 711 to obtain these services. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.



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