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July 14, 2017

For Work on Utility Lines Crossing the Interstate

STAUNTON – Motorists may experience brief delays early Sunday morning, July 16, during “slow-roll” closures for utility work crossing Interstate 81 northbound and southbound near mile marker 175 in Rockbridge County. Slow-roll closures are scheduled to begin at approximately 6:30 a.m. and last 15 to 20 minutes. Work is scheduled to end around 7:30 a.m.

Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. Slow-roll times are subject to change and are weather dependent. The rain date is July 23.

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