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Evening, overnight lane closures Nov. 23–25 on I-81 in Rockbridge County

Interstate 81
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Motorists should be alert for two nights of alternating lane closures on northbound Interstate 81 from mile marker 189 to 191 in Rockbridge County.

These lane closures are for milling and paving operations from 5 p.m. Monday to 9 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 23-24), and from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 24-25).

The work zone is between I-81 exit 188 near Lexington and Buena Vista and I-81 exit 191 at I-64. The alternating lane closures may cause congestion on northbound I-81, especially during the early evening hours Monday and Tuesday. 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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