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Augusta County: Interstate 81 southbound lane closures Feb. 18-22

interstate 81Single-lane closures are scheduled for overnight hours Feb. 18-22 on southbound Interstate 81 in Augusta County near mile marker 228.

Southbound I-81 drivers can expect left or right lane closures Monday through Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through the morning of Friday, Feb. 22.

These overnight lane closures are for maintenance of the I-81 southbound bridge over the Middle River. The location is between exit 235 (Weyers Cave/Grottoes) and exit 227 (Verona). All work is weather permitting.

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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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