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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA17-031

Feb. 16, 2017



I-81 SLOW-ROLL CLOSURES FEBRUARY 19 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY FOR UTILITY WORK

STAUNTON – Interstate 81 travelers in Rockbridge County near Natural Bridge may experience brief delays early Sunday morning, February 19, during slow-roll closures for utility work. These operations were postponed from the previous weekend.

All northbound and southbound lanes will be briefly closed during the slow-roll operations as utility lines are placed overhead across the interstate. The slow roll will take place between mile markers 175 and 180. Closures are scheduled between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Each closure will last 15 to 20 minutes.

This location is between I-81 exit 175 at Route 11 near Natural Bridge and exit 180 at Route 11 near Fancy Hill and Natural Bridge.

These times are subject to change and are weather dependent.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

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