Northbound Interstate 81 closure Friday night in Shenandoah County for bridge repairs

interstate 81The right lane of northbound Interstate 81 is scheduled to close at 10 p.m. tonight (Friday, June 1) for bridge deck repairs at mile marker 271.5 in Shenandoah County. The location is between exit 269 (Shenandoah Caverns) and exit 273 (Mount Jackson/Basye).

Repairs are expected to be complete by 7 a.m. Saturday, June 2. All work is weather permitting.

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

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