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I-81 Corridor News and Alerts

News and Traffic Alerts about the I-81 Improvement Program are available in chronological order by district below.

For news on other VDOT programs, please visit VDOT's Newsroom.

For updates on current traffic or to view VDOT's traffic cameras, please visit VDOT 511.

I-81 News & Traffic Alerts from VDOT
INTERSTATE 81 ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MEET VIRTUALLY OCTOBER 23
SOUTHBOUND I-81 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OCTOBER 21 – 22 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR OCTOBER 19 – 23, 2020
October 19-25: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND ON-RAMP AT EXIT 175 TO CLOSE OCTOBER 21-22
TRAFFIC ALERT: EXTENDED LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK ON INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
I-81 NORTHBOUND OFF-RAMP CLOSURE OCTOBER 14 AT EXIT 257 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR OCTOBER 12 – 16, 2020
October 12-18: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 175 NORTHBOUND ON-RAMP TO CLOSE FROM AFTERNOON TO OVERNIGHT ON OCTOBER 12-13
SOUTHBOUND I-81 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OCTOBER 5 – 8 FOR BRIDGE REMOVAL IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
TRAFFIC ALERT FOR OCTOBER 5 – 9, 2020
October 5-11: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
TRAFFIC ALERT FOR SEPTEMBER 28 – OCTOBER 2, 2020
NORTHBOUND I-81 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES FOR BRIDGE REMOVAL IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY STARTING SEPTEMBER 28
September 28 - October 4: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
VDOT COMPLETES EIGHT RAMP EXTENSION PROJECTS ALONG I-81 CORRIDOR
EXIT 150 RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
TRAFFIC ALERT FOR SEPTEMBER 21 – 25, 2020
SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS ON SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
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Bristol District News ?

Counties:

Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe

Cities:

Bristol, Norton

Towns:

Abingdon, Appalachia, Big Stone Gap, Bluefield, Cedar Bluff, Chilhowie, Cleveland, Clinchco, Clinchport, Clintwood, Coeburn, Damascus, Duffield, Dungannon, Fries, Gate City, Glade Spring, Grundy, Haysi, Honaker, Independence, Jonesville, Lebanon, Marion, Nickelsville, Pennington Gap, Pocahontas, Pound, Richlands, Rural Retreat, Saltville, St. Charles, St. Paul, Tazewell, Troutdale, Weber City, Wise, and Wytheville

Salem District News ?

Counties:

Bedford, Botetourt, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski and Roanoke

Cities:

Galax, Martinsville, Radford, Roanoke and Salem

Towns:

Bedford, Blacksburg, Boones Mill, Buchanan, Christiansburg, Dublin, Fincastle, Floyd, Glen Lyn, Hillsville, Narrows, New Castle, Pearisburg, Pembroke, Pulaski, Rich Creek, Ridgeway, Rocky Mount, Stuart, Troutville and Vinton

Staunton District News ?

Counties:

Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Warren

Cities:

Buena Vista, Covington, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and Winchester

Towns:

Berryville, Boyce, Bridgewater, Broadway, Clifton Forge, Craigsville, Dayton, Edinburg, Elkton, Front Royal, Glasgow, Goshen, Grottoes, Iron Gate, Luray, Middletown, Monterey, Mount Crawford Mount, Jackson, New Marke,t Shenandoah, Stanley, Stephens City, Strasburg, Timberville, Toms Brook and Woodstock

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