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Interstate 81 bridge work at MM 264 begins Monday

interstate 81Interstate 81 northbound and southbound traffic in Shenandoah County will encounter nighttime single lane closures near Exit 264 for bridge work over Route 211.

Work will take place Monday evening through Friday morning, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.

Estimated completion is July 29.  All work is weather permitting.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located