Planned Improvements: Operational

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Planned Improvements

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Planned Improvements: Operational

The I-81 Improvement Program has strategically planned improvements around some of the most critical segments along the corridor. By providing a series of targeted lower-cost strategies to maximize the overall capacity of the corridor, the components described below will enhance safety, boost economic competitiveness, improve quality of life, and support environmental sustainability.

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BRISTOL DISTRICT

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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

CCTV Cameras

Camera icon28 new cameras

Changeable Message Boards

Wythe County

  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 74.7
  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 74.7
  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 78.6
  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 79.6

SALEM DISTRICT

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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

CCTV Cameras

Camera icon10 new cameras

Changeable Message Boards

Montgomery County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 107.5

Pulaski County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 91.7

Roanoke County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 142.05

Botetourt County

  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 147.3
  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 159.1

STAUNTON DISTRICT

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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

CCTV Cameras

Camera icon13 new cameras

Changeable Message Boards

Rockbridge County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 192.3
  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 196.3

Augusta County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 212.2
  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 214.8
  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 220.9
  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 228.7
  • Route 250 WB

City of Staunton

  • Route 250 EB

Rockingham County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 238.3
  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 252.8

City of Harrisonburg

  • Route 11 SB
  • Route 33 WB
  • Route 33 EB

Shenandoah County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 280.8
  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 284.9
  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 295.3

Frederick County

  • I-81 NB at Mile Marker 308.7
  • Route 17/50 WB
  • Route 522 NB
  • Route 7 WB
  • Route 522 NB
  • I-81 SB at Mile Marker 319.3

Warren County

  • I-66 WB at Mile Marker 8.4