newsinterstate 81 closing northbound lane near weyers cave thursday night for slope repair

Interstate 81 closing northbound lane near Weyers Cave Thursday night for slope repair


i81-headerThe Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled an overnight lane closure for Interstate 81 northbound in Augusta County near Weyers Cave. The left lane will be closed from 8 p.m. tonight (Thursday, October 8) until 7 a.m. Friday morning. This closure will allow crews to make slope repairs in the median at mile marker 234.4, about one mile south of exit 235 (Weyers Cave/Grottoes).

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.

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