VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Nov. 6, 2023
ALL INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND AND SOUTHBOUND LANES HAVE REOPENED IN NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
STAUNTON – All Interstate 81 northbound and southbound lanes have reopened at mile marker 251.8 in northern Rockingham County. Earlier in the day on November 6, all the northbound and southbound I-81 lanes were closed due to a vehicle fire with HAZMAT which occurred around 7:30 a.m.
This is between exit 251 at Route 11 in northern Harrisonburg area and Exit 257 at Route 11 near Mauzy.
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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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