Lane closures at Interstate 81, Exit 257, in Rockingham County, Jan. 6-27

i81-headerThe Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled soil-testing work in the area of Interstate 81, Exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville) in Rockingham County from Jan. 6-27, 2015.

This is expected to result in the following temporary single-lane closures:

  • Interstate 81, Northbound and southbound, mile marker 257.6 to 258.2: Overnight from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. No work on Friday through Sunday nights.
  • Route 11 (Valley Pike) from Route 259 to Route 608: Daytime from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Route 259 (Mayland Road) from Route 11 to 0.1-mile north of intersection: Daytime from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Route 608 (Mauzy Athlone Road) from Route 11 to 0.1-mile south of intersection: Daytime from 9 a.m. to 3 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 and at For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center 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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