VDOT News - Staunton

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

STA21-095

July 29, 2021



NORTHBOUND I-81 REOPENS IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON – (12:50 p.m.) Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Augusta County have reopened, following cleanup from a multi-vehicle crash at mile marker 228. The detour at exit 227 (Verona) has been lifted.

Motorists using northbound I-81 should continue to expect delays as traffic backups gradually diminish. Route 11 (Lee Highway) is experiencing related congestion between Staunton and Weyers Cave.

For updated traffic alerts and travel information, dial 511 or go to http://www.511Virginia.org. The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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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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