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STA11-073

April 7, 2011



I-81 BACKUPS NORTHBOUND IN FREDERICK COUNTY

STAUNTON – In Frederick County motorists are experiencing extensive backups on Interstate 81 northbound due to a crash that occurred on the I-81 northbound lanes in West Virginia.  Backups extend at least eight miles from the West Virginia and Virginia state line on I-81 northbound.

The Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton District Traffic Operations Center does not have an estimate as to when the crash site will be cleared and reopened to traffic.

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

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511.  Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.  For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.  Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

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