Interstate 81 lane closures in Augusta County: May 15-25

Overnight right lane closures are scheduled for Interstate 81 in Augusta County on weeknights from May 15-25. The nightly lane closures are from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights, and 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Friday night (May 19). These lane closures are for soil test borings in the Staunton area from mile marker 220 to 223.5.

interstate 81Contractors will begin on northbound I-81 and then move to southbound I-81. The ramps at exits 220, 221 and 222 will remain open throughout these operations.

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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