Interstate 81 overnight ramp closure at Exit 251 on July 11

Interstate 81The off-ramp from southbound Interstate 81 to Route 11 (North Valley Pike) at exit 251 (Harrisonburg) in Rockingham County is scheduled to be closed for a single night this week for repaving. The closure is from 10 p.m. Thursday, July 11, to 5 a.m. Friday, July 12. All work is weather permitting.

Motorists who need to reach Route 11 from southbound I-81 will be detoured at Exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway). At the end of the off-ramp motorists will turn left on Route 259 (Mayland Road) and then right on southbound Route 11. Signs and variable message boards along I-81 will alert drivers to the detour route.

Virginia traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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

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

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