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Overnight I-81 ramp closure at Exit 302 Aug. 21-22

Interstate 81The on-ramp from Route 627 (Reliance Road) onto northbound Interstate 81 at exit 302 (Middletown) in Frederick County is scheduled to be closed for up to two nights – Wednesday, Aug. 21 and Thursday, Aug. 22. The on-ramp will be closed overnight from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. The closures are for soil and rock testing. All work is weather permitting.

Route 627 motorists who need to reach northbound I-81 will detour west on Route 627, north on Route 11 (Valley Pike) and then east on Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) to the I-81 interchange at exit 307 (Stephens City).

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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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