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

The 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.


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Valley delegates express frustration with federal response to request for Interstate 81 assistance

Delegates Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, and Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, expressed frustration with the lackluster response to the letter sent by 17 General Assembly members to Virginia’s Congressional Delegation representing the areas along the Interstate 81 corridor.


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Off-ramp closure at Exit 213 on Interstate 81 on Feb. 20

An off-ramp closure is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, on northbound Interstate 81 at exit 213 (Route 11/Greenville) in Augusta County. The off-ramp closure helps ensure motorist safety during blasting operations at an adjacent construction site.


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Interstate 81 pursuit leads to arrest of South Carolina man

Shortly before 5:15 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 23), Virginia State Police received three calls from motorists traveling south on Interstate 81 in Augusta County about a white Chevrolet Avalanche driving aggressively and using the emergency shoulder as it weaved through traffic.


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One dead in Interstate 81 crash on Saturday in Augusta County

A Catlett man is dead after a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 81 in Augusta County on Saturday.


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Sen. Mark Obenshain proposes truck toll study for I-81

Senator Mark Obenshain (R-Rockingham) filed a bill Friday directing the Commonwealth Transportation Board, along with the Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, to study the feasibility of utilizing truck tolls to fund transportation infrastructure projects along Interstate 81.


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Verona man dies on Interstate 81

A Verona man is dead after being hit by a tractor-trailer while trying to retrieve something that fell off his truck while driving on Interstate 81 on Thursday.


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Lane closures on Interstate 81, Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County Oct. 18-19

VDOT has scheduled overnight pavement repairs on portions of Interstate 64 and Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County during the night of October 18-19.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Augusta County Oct. 16-20

Overnight lane and ramp closures are scheduled for October 16-20 on northbound Interstate 81 at exit 213 (Greenville) in Augusta County.


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Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Rockingham County moved to Oct. 8

“Slow-roll” closures for utility work over Interstate 81 in Rockingham County have been postponed to early Sunday morning, October 8.


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I-81 northbound on-ramp at Exit 247 in Harrisonburg closed Sept. 29-Oct. 1

The on-ramp from westbound Route 33 to northbound Interstate 81 at exit 247 in Harrisonburg is scheduled to close from 8 p.m. Sept. 29 through noon Oct. 1.


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Interstate 81 lane closure in Shenandoah County for emergency work

The right lane of Interstate 81 southbound in Shenandoah County is scheduled to close at 8 p.m. tonight for emergency repairs.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Augusta County July 16-31

Overnight lane closures are scheduled for July 16 to July 31 for milling and paving on southbound Interstate 81 in Augusta County.


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Overnight lane closures on Interstate 81 in Frederick County

Pavement work will require closures along Interstate 81 in Frederick County during the early morning hours of Friday and Saturday.


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Interstate 81 lane, ramp closures in Harrisonburg, Rockingham County

Single lane closures will occur on Interstate 81 northbound for bridge work located at mile marker 247.5 in the Harrisonburg area.


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Nighttime paving on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah, Frederick this weekend

Several Interstate 81 paving projects in the northern Shenandoah Valley will have weekend nighttime work July 7 – 9. 


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Overnight ramp closure at Interstate 81 Exit 251 in Rockingham County

The northbound Interstate 81 off-ramp at exit 251 in Rockingham County is scheduled to close for about five hours beginning at midnight tonight.


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Interstate 81 ramp closures at Exit 247 in Rockingham County

An additional night of ramp closures has been scheduled for southbound Interstate 81 exit 247 (Route 33/Harrisonburg) in Rockingham County.


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Nighttime paving work on Interstate 81 in Rockingham, Frederick

Interstate 81 will have some lane and ramp closures between June 25-28 in Rockingham and Frederick counties.


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Sinkhole repairs completed on Interstate 81 in Augusta County

All sinkhole work is complete on Interstate 81 southbound in Augusta County.


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Rockbridge County: Interstate 81 northbound lane closings begin June 25 for paving

Paving operations on Interstate 81 northbound in Rockbridge County require overnight lane closures beginning Sunday, June 25.


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Schedule change for overnight closures on Interstate 81 in Frederick County

An additional night of ramp closures has been scheduled for northbound Interstate 81 exit 307 in Frederick County.


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Interstate 81 overnight lane closures in Frederick County June 5-8

Alternating lane closures are scheduled during overnight hours next week on Interstate 81 northbound and southbound in Frederick County.


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Overnight lane closures on Interstate 81 in Augusta County

Overnight lane closures are scheduled for next week at several locations on Interstate 81 in Augusta County.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Augusta County: May 15-25

Overnight right lane closures are scheduled for Interstate 81 in Augusta County on weeknights from May 15-25.


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I-81 northbound lane closures in Augusta County May 8-12

Motorists can expect right lane and right shoulder closures during overnight hours May 8-12 on northbound Interstate 81 in Augusta County.


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New southbound ramps to open at Interstate 81 exit 310

New ramps between Interstate 81 southbound and Route 37 at exit 310 in Frederick County are scheduled to open to traffic next week.


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Rockingham County Interstate 81 rest area closure rescheduled for Thursday

The safety rest area on southbound Interstate 81 in Rockingham County is scheduled to close from 6 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday.


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Interstate 81 rest area in Rockingham County closing briefly on Tuesday

The safety rest area on southbound Interstate 81 in Rockingham County is scheduled to close from 6 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday.


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Detour impacts drivers on Interstate 81, Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County

VDOT is performing bridge work on the Interstate 64 westbound bridge over Route 763 (Lincoln Road) and Mill Creek in Rockbridge County.


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Interstate 81 Exit 310 project moves closer to early completion

VDOT estimates a summer 2017 completion for the Interstate 81 Exit 310 interchange project in Frederick County.


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Slow-roll closures on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County Sunday

Interstate 81 travelers near Natural Bridge may experience brief delays early Sunday morning during slow-roll closures for utility work.


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I-81, I-66 closures for pavement work, tractor trailer removal

Overnight lane closures are scheduled for Interstates 81 and 66 tonight for pavement work and removal of an overturned tractor trailer.


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Interstate 81 lane closures tonight in Shenandoah County, Warren County

Bridge repairs and a tractor-trailer recovery will require lane closures tonight on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah and Warren counties.


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Emergency bridge work closing portion of Interstate 81 near I-66 interchange

VDOT will close the right lane of northbound Interstate 81 about 3 p.m. today for emergency bridge-deck repairs at mile marker 299.8.


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Lane closure continues tonight on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County

A right-lane closure on northbound Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County will be extended to tonight (Tuesday, December 20).


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Lane, shoulder closures on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County

The right lane of northbound Interstate 81 will be closed tonight (Monday, December 19) near mile marker 289 in Shenandoah County.


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Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Rockingham County on Dec. 11

Motorists may experience delays Sunday morning during slow-roll closures on Interstate 81 between mile markers 246 and 251 in Rockingham County.


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Traffic pattern changes at Exit 310 on Interstate 81

A series of traffic-pattern changes are scheduled for Interstate 81, Route 37 and Route 11 in Frederick County.


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One dead in accident on Interstate 81 in Augusta County

Virginia State Police Trooper J.D. Cash responded Monday to a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Augusta County.