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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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540-414-5670 (cell)
STA18-130

Aug. 3, 2018



OVERNIGHT LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES FOR PAVING ON NORTHBOUND I-81 IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY

STAUNTON – Milling and paving operations on northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County requires alternating lane closures and an off-ramp closure beginning August 6, 2018. The work will take place from mile marker 263.9 to 265 in the New Market area.

Paving of the northbound I-81 off-ramp at exit 264 (New Market/Timberville/Luray) is scheduled from 10 p.m. Monday,  August 6, through 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 7. Northbound I-81 motorists will be detoured at exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway), where they can follow Route 11 north to New Market.

Paving on the northbound I-81 travel lanes will continue through August 15. Drivers can expect alternating lane closures nightly from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

All work is weather permitting.

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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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