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CONTACT:
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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)

Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA17-119

June 28, 2017



OVERNIGHT RAMP CLOSURE AT NORTHBOUND I-81 EXIT 251 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

STAUNTON – The northbound Interstate 81 off-ramp at exit 251 (Route 11/Harrisonburg) in Rockingham County is scheduled to close for about five hours beginning at midnight tonight. Contractors will have the ramp closed for pavement patching from 12 a.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday morning. All work is weather permitting.

Northbound I-81 drivers needing to access Route 11 near Harrisonburg will detour at exit 247B and follow Route 33 west to Route 11.

Route 11 drivers needing to access northbound I-81 will not be affected as the exit 251 on-ramp will remain open.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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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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