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Soil Work on Afton Mountain to Resume Monday

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VDOT crews work on I-64 at Afton Mountain VDOT crews work on I-64 at Afton Mountain

UPDATE: The Virginia Department of Transportation's emergency project on Interstate 64 at Afton Mountain will resume on Monday, May 20 and continue through Thursday, May 23. Intermittent closures of I-64 will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and continue throughout the day

Virginia Department of Transportation
Press Release

CULPEPER – Work has stopped for the day at the Virginia Department of Transportation's emergency project on Interstate 64 at Afton Mountain. Heavy rain and lightning made conditions on the slope unsafe for work to continue and there will be no additional interstate closures or lane restrictions today.

The project will resume on Monday, May 20. The work involves removal of an area of unstable soil from Afton Mountain above the highway at milepost 100.3 in Albemarle County.

Motorists should check VDOT's traffic information web site, www.511virginia.org, or call 511 for real-time information about traffic conditions and delays. Android and iPhone users can also download a free 511 app that provides real-time traffic information based on their location.

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