VDOT News - Staunton

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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA21-045

March 24, 2021



NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 REOPENS IN SHENANDOAH AND FREDERICK COUNTIES

STAUNTON – (11:30 a.m.) Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 have reopened in Shenandoah and Frederick counties, following cleanup from a diesel spill between mile marker 283 and 300. Northbound I-81 traffic had been detoured onto Route 11 during cleanup operations, which began about 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Northbound on-ramps have reopened at exit 283 (Woodstock), exit 291 (Toms Brook), exit 296 (Strasburg) and exit 298 (Strasburg). Motorists may experience residual traffic congestion on northbound I-81 and Route 11 in these areas.

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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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