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Harrisonburg: Interstate 81 lane closures Feb. 5-6

interstate 81Overnight single-lane closures are scheduled for northbound Interstate 81 in Harrisonburg Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

These lane closures are for bridge work from mile marker 247 to 248, where I-81 crosses Country Club Road. The on-ramp from Route 33 onto northbound I-81 at exit 247 (Harrisonburg/Elkton) will remain open.

The left lane of northbound I-81 is scheduled to be closed Tuesday night, February 5, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. The right lane of northbound I-81 is scheduled to be closed Wednesday night, February 6, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

All work is weather permitting. In the event of rain, the work will take place the following night.

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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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