I-81 Northbound Lane Closures Begin June 25 for Paving in Rockbridge Co.

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Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release: 

STAUNTON – Paving operations on Interstate 81 northbound in Rockbridge County require overnight lane closures from Sunday, June 25, through Friday, August 4. This work includes milling and paving, guardrail installation and rumble-strip construction from mile marker 180 to 184 just north of Natural Bridge.

Alternating lane closures on northbound I-81 are scheduled for Sunday through Friday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following mornings. Contractors may also work Saturday nights if needed due to weather delays. To minimize congestion during the July Fourth weekend, no lane closures are scheduled for July 1-5.

Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. All work is weather permitting.

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