RELEASE:

CONTACT:
IMMEDIATE

Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA13-139

Aug. 7, 2013



INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 247B TO CLOSE FOR FOUR NIGHTS

STAUNTON – The Interstate 81 northbound off-ramp at exit 247B in Harrisonburg will be closed for road work on August 12 to 15 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night. This is at exit 247 at Route 33.

Detour:
I-81 northbound traffic exiting off I-81 at exit 247B:  Detour: use exit 247A to east Rte 33 U-turn to westbound Route 33.
I-81 northbound traffic exiting off I-81 at exit 247A: No detour, head eastbound on Route 33.

Eastbound Route 33 onto I-81 northbound:  Detour: use Route 33 eastbound to first traffic signal. Make a U-turn to westbound Route 33 and follow signs to the I-81 northbound on-ramp.

All work is weather permitting.

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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