Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Jan. 12, 2012
INTERSTATE 81 TRUCK CLIMBING LANE CLOSURE FOR JANUARY 17
STAUNTON – There will be a northbound lane closure on Jan. 17 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Interstate 81 truck climbing lane project in Rockbridge County. All work is weather permitting. The northbound right-lane closure is from mile marker 200 to mile marker 200.5.
Crews will be applying temporary striping in this area.
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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