Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
July 30, 2014
DETOUR SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT ON I-81 NORTHBOUND IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY FOR ACCIDENT CLEAN UP
STAUNTON – Interstate 81 northbound will have a detour tonight (July 30) as part of operations to clear a tractor trailer accident from earlier today. This location is near Lexington in Rockbridge County.
Work will begin at 8 p.m. and may last until 7 a.m. The ramp from I-64 eastbound onto I-81 northbound will be closed. This is located at I-64 exit 56 and I-81 exit 191.
Traffic from I-64 eastbound heading northbound on I-81 will be routed to the I-81 southbound on-ramp at I-81 exit 191. Traffic will proceed southbound on I-81 to exit 188A at Route 60 in Lexington. Traffic will use exit 188A to access the I-81 northbound lanes. Detour signs will be in place.
A left lane closure will be in place on I-81 northbound at mile-marker 191.5, which is where the tractor trailer clean up is located.
All work is weather permitting.
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