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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA10-179

Oct. 25, 2010



EXPECT SLOW TRAFFIC ON I-64 FOR CABLE WORK IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON – Eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 64 will be brought to a rolling slow down from mile marker 94 at Route 340 (Waynesboro area) to mile marker 96 at Route 624 (Lyndhurst) on Oct. 31 at 8 a.m. Slow traffic could last up to five minutes for the installation of an overhead fiber cable that will cross I-64.

The exit 94 eastbound on-ramp will also be closed during this time.

Traffic will be controlled by Virginia State Police.

Work will occur rain or shine.

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

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