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Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County closed tonight for accident cleanup

Interstate 81 northbound will have a detour tonight (July 30) as part of operations to clear a tractor trailer accident from earlier today. This location is near Lexington in Rockbridge County.


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Route 39 in Rockbridge County to reopen today

The Virginia Department of Transportation will reopen Route 39 (Maury River Road) through Goshen Pass in Rockbridge County at noon today (Wednesday, July 30).


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VDOT announces Highland County Krenite S brush spraying schedule

The VDOT Lexington Residency Office has announced its schedule for the application of Krenite S for brush control in Highland County this year.


I-64 repairs to cause overnight closures of eastbound Exit 118B in Charlottesville

Repairs to the bridge carrying eastbound I-64 over Route 29 (Monacan Trail) in Charlottesville will affect traffic at exit 118B next week.


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Route 256 in Grottoes to close July 28-30 for repairs

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 256 (Third Street) in Rockingham County from July 28-30, 2014. This is for repairs to the railroad crossing just west of Route 340 (Eastside Highway) in the town of Grottoes.


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Vehicle fire, fuel spill closes Barracks Road

Route 654 (Barracks Road) in Albemarle County is closed in both directions between the Route 250 Bypass and Route 656 (Georgetown Road) due to a tractor-trailer fire and diesel fuel spill.


VDOT: New Route 704 bridge in Rockingham County now open

The Virginia Department of Transportation has opened the new Cooks Creek bridge on Route 704 (Oakwood Drive) in Rockingham County near the town of Bridgewater. Traffic was shifted onto the new span this week, three months ahead of schedule.


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VDOT sets detours for Route 39 closures in Rockbridge County

The Virginia Department of Transportation has set up detour routes for motorists using Route 39 (Maury River Road) in Rockbridge County beginning Monday, July 14.


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Route 622 in Rockbridge County to close July 21 for culvert replacement

Route 622 (Whiteside Road) in Rockbridge County will be closed to through traffic for about a week beginning Monday, July 21, 2014.


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Bridge replacement on Route 604 in Augusta County begins July 15

Part of Route 604 (McClures Mill Road) in Augusta County will be closed for bridge work for about six weeks beginning Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The Virginia Department of Transportation will replace a bridge over Christians Creek with a box culvert.


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Lane closures on Route 220 in Bath County next week

Drivers can expect lane closures July 7-11, 2014 at the intersection of Route 220 (Sam Snead Highway) and Route 684 (Incubator Hollow Road) in Bath County just south of Hot Springs. This is for water-line repair work at the intersection.


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Single-lane traffic on Route 211 in Shenandoah County

Part of Route 211 (Lee Highway) in Shenandoah County will be restricted to one lane in each direction June 30 – July 2, 2014, while crews replace a pipe under the roadway.


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VDOT: Route 39 reopening in Rockbridge County

Emergency repairs to a washed-out portion of Route 39 (Maury River Road) in Rockbridge County have been completed. The road is scheduled to reopen at 5 p.m. today (June 25, 2014), a day earlier than the expected completion date.


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Emergency repairs ongoing on Route 39 in Rockbridge County

Emergency repair work on a washed-out portion of Route 39 (Maury River Road) in Rockbridge County began mid-day Saturday. Contractors will work around the clock, and hope to have the road back open on Thursday (June 26, 2014). All work is weather permitting.


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Updated I-81 lane closures in Rockbridge County

The Virginia Department of Transportation has revised the lane closure schedule on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County for June 16 to 19.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County June 16-19

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County as follows.


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Tractor-trailer accident closes portion of I-81 in Shenandoah County

Both southbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County are blocked due to a tractor trailer accident at exit 279 (Edinburg). The southbound side of the interstate is expect to be closed for at least two hours. There is currently a 10-mile backup.


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Bus accident closes lane of Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County

Northbound traffic on I-81 in Shenandoah County is limited to the right lane due to a charter bus accident near mile marker 294 just south of Strasburg. It is expected to take at least two hours to remove the wrecked vehicle and reopen the left lane.


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Updated: Fatality in two-car accident on Interstate 81 in Augusta County

Both southbound lanes of Interstate 81 have reopened in Augusta County. Shortly after 3 p.m., Virginia State Police led traffic on a “slow roll” from exit 220, where vehicles had been detoured since this morning’s tractor trailer accident.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County June 8-12

The Virginia Department of Transportation has modified the overnight lane closures on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.


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All lanes opened at Interstate 81 crash site in Rockbridge County

All lanes are reopened on Interstate 81 southbound in Rockbridge County. Earlier today a dump truck carrying fertilizer crashed and overturned along Interstate 81 southbound at mile marker 193, north of Lexington.


VDOT traffic pattern changes in Harrisonburg area beginning June 9

New traffic patterns will affect drivers around the intersection of Stone Spring Road and Peach Grove Avenue in Rockingham County in the Harrisonburg area beginning June 9, 2014.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County May 30-June 5

The Virginia Department of Transportation has revised the overnight lane closures on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County. These closures are for pavement work on the truck climbing lane project.


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Route 754 in Rockingham County to close for bridge repairs

Part of Route 754 (Berrytown Road) in Rockingham County will be closed for about a month while Virginia Department of Transportation crews rehabilitate the bridge over Gap Run.


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I-81 lane closures in Rockbridge County for late May, June

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight lane closures for the first week of June on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.


VDOT: Goshen bridge repairs finished ahead of schedule

The Route 42 bridge over Calfpasture River in the Goshen area of Rockbridge County fully opened to traffic this afternoon (May 19, 2014), two days earlier than the estimated completion date.


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Single-lane traffic on Route 42 bridge in Goshen during repairs

Motorists should expect single lane traffic on the Route 42 Calfpasture River bridge near Route 39 in the Goshen area of Rockbridge County.


VDOT: Part of Route 220 in Highland County to close Monday

A portion of Route 220 (Potomac River Road) in Highland County will close Monday, May 19, 2014 for an emergency pipe repair. The location is about 0.4 mile north of the southern intersection of Route 220 and Route 632 (The Pines Road).


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County May 19-30

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight lane closures on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County to accommodate pavement work on the truck climbing lane project.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County May 6-8

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight lane closures on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County to accommodate guardrail work on the truck climbing lane project.


Interstate 64 lane closures set for May 7-8 in Augusta County

The Virginia Department of Transportation will have an overnight lane closure May 7-8 along eastbound Interstate 64 between mile markers 89 and 91 in Augusta County.


Interstate 64 lane closures in Augusta County set for April 27-28

The Virginia Department of Transportation will have overnight lane closures on April 27 and 28 along Interstate 64 between mile markers 87 and 94 in Augusta County. This will allow installation of a bridge overhang at exit 91 in the Fishersville area.


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Slow roll closure In Augusta County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound slow-roll lane closures on Sunday, April 27along Interstate 81 in Augusta County. The brief closures are needed for installation of a fiber-optic line over the interstate.


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Weather delays work on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County

Rain and expected low temperatures have forced schedule changes over the next two weeks at the Interstate 81 truck climbing lane project in Rockbridge County.


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Lane closures on Interstate 81, Interstate 66 on Saturday

Drivers using parts of Interstate 81 and Interstate 66 should be alert for mobile left-lane closures on Saturday, April 5. This will accommodate a Virginia Department of Transportation mapping vehicle, along with several escort trucks for safety and traffic control.


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Single-lane traffic on Route 11 in Greenville area this weekend

Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) will have single lane traffic from March 20 at 9 a.m. to March 24 at 5 p.m. due to sewer line work. This location is from Route 657 (Indian Ridge Road) to Route 1202 (Church Street) in the Greenville area of Augusta County.


I-64 bridge closures in Augusta County extended to March 20-21

The Virginia Department of Transportation has extended the closure of a portion of Interstate 64 to March 20 and 21 for bridge work between mile markers 89 and 93 in the Fishersville area of Augusta County. All work is weather permitting.


Weather moves Interstate 64 bridge closures

Due to weather constraints the Virginia Department of Transportation has rescheduled the closure of a portion of Interstate 64 to Wednesday and Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge work between mile markers 89 and 93 in the Fishersville area of Augusta County.


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I-81 slow roll closure in Augusta County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound “slow‐roll” lane closures on Sunday, March 16 along Interstate 81 in Augusta County.


Interstate 64 bridge closures in Augusta County rescheduled for March 17-18

The Virginia Department of Transportation has rescheduled the closure of a portion of Interstate 64 for March 17 and 18 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge work between mile markers 89 and 93 in the Fishersville area of Augusta County. All work is weather permitting.


VDOT: Hard freeze creates icy commute for Tuesday

Single-digit temperatures on the heels of the latest winter storm mean drivers will face icy roads on Tuesday morning, especially on secondary routes. Salt-based treatments are largely ineffective when temperatures drop below 20 degrees. VDOT urges extreme caution for citizens who must drive before conditions improve.


VDOT: The snow has stopped, but road crews hard at work

The snow has stopped in the Shenandoah Valley but Virginia Department of Transportation crews are still at it, clearing and treating roads throughout the region. Travel is still not advised in the area since a layer of ice is still on many roadways.


VDOT: Snow blankets roads in Shenandoah Valley

Moderate to heavy snowfall is covering roads throughout the Shenandoah Valley. Most areas have already seen 2-4 inches of accumulation, and the snow is expected to continue through Monday evening.


A portion of Interstate 64 in Augusta County to close March 10-11

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close a portion of Interstate 64 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on March 10 and March 11 for bridge work between mile markers 89 and 93 in the Fishersville area of Augusta County.


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Route 733 bridge in Augusta County to close

The Virginia Department of Transportation has closed part of Route 733 (Moffett Branch Road) in Augusta County, after an inspection this week revealed additional deterioration to the bridge over Elk Run. The location is about 0.6-mile north of Route 734 (Hupman Road) near Churchville.