Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
June 27, 2017
SOUTHBOUND I-81 RAMP CLOSURES TONIGHT AT EXIT 247 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
STAUNTON – An additional night of ramp closures has been scheduled for southbound Interstate 81 exit 247 (Route 33/Harrisonburg) in Rockingham County. The southbound deceleration and acceleration ramps will close from 10 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, through 5 a.m. Wednesday, June 28. This schedule change is due to equipment issues related to paving operations.
The following detours will be in place:
- Southbound I-81 motorists needing to access Route 33 will use exit 251 and follow Route 11 south to Route 33.
- Route 33 motorists needing to access southbound I-81 will follow Route 33 west, Route 11 south and then Route 253 east to I-81 at exit 245.
Paving on the southbound I-81 mainline continues from mile markers 248 to 242 with alternating lane closures. This work is scheduled for the nights of June 27 and June 28 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
All work is weather permitting.
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