In Design: Interstate 81 widening southbound mile marker 8.1 - 9.7 (Washington County)
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VDOT held an in-person design public meeting with a virtual option in October 2021.
VDOT is entering the right of way acquisition phase in winter 2023 for a project to widen Interstate 81 to three lanes southbound between mile markers 8.1 and 9.7 (Washington County) and extend the northbound merge lane approximately one mile. An in-person public meeting for the project was held in October 2021.
Widening southbound I-81 between exits 10 and 7 will improve traffic flow and relieve congestion.
Major funding source: I-81 Corridor Improvement Program
Phase: Right of Way coming soon
State ID: 0081-095-094,P101,R201,C501
Lat/Long: 36.647778, -82.088889