Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Aug. 28, 2011
INTERSTATE 81 TRUCK CLIMBING LANE CLOSURE FOR AUGUST 29 – SEPTEMBER 2
STAUNTON – There will be lane closures during the period of August 29 to September 2 at the Interstate 81 truck climbing lane project in Rockbridge County. All work is weather permitting. Motorists should anticipate possible delays in this area.
The left southbound lane will be closed from mile marker 198.8 to 198.6. The closure will be on Tuesday, August 30 and Wednesday, August 31 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.
The I-81 truck climbing lane project valued at $74.2 million was awarded by Commonwealth Transportation Board on Feb. 5, 2009 to W. C. English Inc. of Lynchburg. Completion is scheduled for fall 2012. The work zone is along the northbound lanes from mile marker 195.6 to 202.5, which is just north of Lexington.
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