Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
March 15, 2017
BRIDGE WORK BRINGS DETOUR FOR I-81 TRAFFIC HEADED WESTBOUND ON I-64 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation is performing bridge work on the Interstate 64 westbound bridge over Route 763 (Lincoln Road) and Mill Creek in Rockbridge County. This location is on I-64 between exit 56 at Interstate 81 and exit 55 at Route 11 in Lexington.
Beginning March 20 at 8 p.m. crews will begin steel beam welding operations, which helps to maintain the bridge’s service life. The welding work requires a 24 hour-a-day total bridge closure. Because of this work I-81 exit 191 westbound at I-64 will be closed.
Northbound and southbound traffic on I-81 headed westbound on I-64 will use I-81 exit 195 and take Route 11 southbound to the I-64 exit 55 interchange. This detour will begin on March 20 at 8 p.m. and last approximately three to six days, depending on project progress.
All work is weather permitting.
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