Planned Improvements: Truck Climbing Lane

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Planned Improvements: Truck Climbing Lane

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

Chilhowie / Washington County

Truck iconAdd truck climbing lane between mile marker 32.4 and mile marker 33.5

Up Arrow iconNorthbound

Construction iconConstruction: 2023 - 2025

Washington County

Truck iconAdd truck climbing lane between mile marker 34 and mile marker 33

Arrow iconSouthbound

Construction iconConstruction: 2023 - 2025

Chilhowie / Smyth County

Truck iconAdd truck climbing lane between mile marker 39.5 and mile marker 40.6

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Construction iconConstruction: 2022 - 2024

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

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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

Augusta County

Truck iconAdd truck climbing lane between mile marker 236 and mile marker 234

Arrow iconSouthbound

Construction iconConstruction: 2023 - 2026

Augusta County / Rockingham County

Truck iconAdd truck climbing lane between mile marker 233 and mile marker 237

Up Arrow iconNorthbound

Construction iconConstruction: 2023 - 2026