Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
March 17, 2014
WEATHER DELAYS I-64 BRIDGE CLOSURES TO MARCH 19 AND 20 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
Traffic Will Be Diverted Around Bridge Work At Exit 91 For Two Nights
STAUNTON – Due to weather constraints the Virginia Department of Transportation has rescheduled the closure of a portion of Interstate 64 to March 19 and 20 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge work between mile markers 89 and 93 in the Fishersville area of Augusta County. All work is weather permitting.
On the night of March 19, eastbound traffic will be diverted off I-64 at exit 91 to ramps around the bridge work zone from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
On the night of March 20, westbound traffic will be diverted off I-64 at exit 91 to ramps around the bridge work zone from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Motorist should be alert for potential delays on Route 285 due to rerouted I-64 traffic.
These closures will allow crews to bring new bridge beams over I-64 as part of the reconstruction of Route 285 (Tinkling Spring Road) at exit 91 in Fishersville. The two-year project will improve safety and traffic flow along Route 285 in Augusta County.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded Shirley Contracting a $21 million design-build contract in September 2012. Final completion of the project is scheduled for August 2015.
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