Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County Sept. 30-Oct. 3

road-work-headerThe Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures for drainage work on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County as follows:

  • Nighttime work on September 30 will be completed using center and left lane closures between mile marker 195 and 196, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Daytime work on October 1 and 2 will close the left lane between mile marker 197 and 199, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each night.
  • Daytime work on October 3 will close the left lane between mile marker 200 and 201, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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, Twitterand YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at

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