I-81 Corridor News and Multimedia

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I-81 Corridor News and Multimedia

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81 Insider provides updates on project construction, design, technology and more. Summer 2022 issue is available below.

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The Improve I-81 podcast follows the progress of the improvement projects along the I-81 corridor.

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

I-81 News & Traffic Alerts from VDOT
POTENTIAL DELAYS ON NORTHBOUND I-81 IN FREDERICK COUNTY DUE TO WEST VIRGINIA ROADWORK
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR SEPTEMBER 12 - 16, 2022
September 12 - 18: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
EXPECT INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND DELAYS NEAR WEYERS CAVE INTO DAYLIGHT HOURS OF THURSDAY MORNING
ROUTE 720 BRIDGE OVER I-81 IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY CLOSING SEPTEMBER 12 FOR REPLACEMENT
EXPECT MAJOR DELAYS ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN WYTHE COUNTY
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR SEPTEMBER 5 - 9, 2022
DELAYS POSSIBLE ON NORTHBOUND I-81 IN FREDERICK COUNTY DUE TO ROADWORK IN WEST VIRGINIA
BOTH LANES OPEN ON NORTHBOUND I-81 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
ONE LANE OF NORTHBOUND I-81 REOPENS IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
NORTHBOUND I-81 IN AUGUSTA COUNTY TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR SEVERAL HOURS
NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 CLOSED IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
INTERSTATE 81 TROUTVILLE REST AREA TO REOPEN BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER
August 29 - September 4: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR AUGUST 29 - SEPTEMBER 2, 2022
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES FOR PAVING ON SOUTH END OF STAUNTON’S ROUTE 262 BYPASS TO BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT
August 22 - 28: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR AUGUST 22 - 26, 2022
I-81 OVERNIGHT RAMP CLOSURES AUGUST 22 – SEPTEMBER 2 AT EXIT 205 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
August 15 - 21: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
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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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