Rockbridge County: Ramp from eastbound I-64 to northbound I-81 closed overnight Jan. 2-3

road work transportationThe ramp from eastbound Interstate 64 to northbound I-81 in Rockbridge County near Lexington is scheduled to close from 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, until 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3.

During this same time period, the northbound I-81 left lane will be closed from mile marker 191 to 192. These overnight traffic restrictions are for guardrail repairs. All work is weather permitting.

Eastbound I-64 drivers needing to access northbound I-81 will detour at exit 56 onto southbound I-81 and travel about three miles south to exit 188A. Motorists then briefly follow Route 60 east to the on-ramp for northbound I-81. Signs and variable message boards will guide drivers on this detour route.

Virginia traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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

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

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