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Single lane closure on Interstate 81 in New Market area may cause delays

interstate 81Bridge work over Route 211 on Interstate 81 southbound near mile marker 264 may cause delays this afternoon. This location is in the New Market area of Shenandoah County.

The left lane has construction equipment at this location and is closed for this work.  The right remains open to traffic. All lanes are expected to reopen to traffic by 7 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22.

Nighttime single lane closures will continue northbound and southbound Monday through Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. with an estimated completion date of July 29.

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.

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

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