VDOT News - Staunton

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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA22-129

Aug. 30, 2022



ONE LANE OF NORTHBOUND I-81 REOPENS IN AUGUSTA COUNTY

STAUNTON – (1:45 p.m.) The right lane of northbound Interstate 81 in Augusta County has reopened following cleanup from a tractor trailer crash and hazardous-materials spill. The incident took place about 4 a.m. today (Tuesday, August 30) and required the closure of northbound I-81 near mile marker 211 in the Greenville area.

The northbound I-81 detour at exit 200 has been lifted. Motorists should continue to expect significant backups on I-81 and Route 11 in northern Rockbridge County and southern Augusta County until the interstate fully reopens and congestion eases.

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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