Park and ride lot at Exit 240 off Interstate 81 closed March 6-7

interstate 81The Park & Ride lot along Route 257 (Friedens Church Road) in Rockingham County is scheduled to close from 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, through 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 7. The 38-space lot is located just west of the Interstate 81 interchange at exit 240 in the Mount Crawford area.

The Park & Ride closure is for tree and brush removal and other needed maintenance. All work is weather permitting.

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