Interstate 81 lane closures in the Shenandoah Valley Aug. 30-Sept. 4

i81-headerLane closures are scheduled for Interstate 81 in Augusta, Shenandoah and Frederick counties from August 30 to September 4. These closures all take place during overnight hours, and will allow crews to perform maintenance and construction work in several locations. All work is weather permitting.

Augusta County – mile marker 227 to 236, northbound – Single lane closures for guardrail work Sunday night from 10 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following morning, and Monday through Friday nights from 8 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following morning.

Shenandoah County – mile marker 265 to 275, northbound – Single lane closures at various locations for paving and guardrail work on Sunday night from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning, and Monday through Thursday nights from 7 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning.

Frederick County – mile marker 310 to 311, northbound and southbound – Left lanes closed overnight for excavation work in the median as part of the Interstate 81 Exit 310 interchange modification project. Closures run from 10 p.m. on Sunday to 6 a.m. the following morning, and Monday through Thursday nights from 8 6 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should be alert for trucks entering and exiting the work zone. The right and left shoulders are closed 24/7 in this area.

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 at

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