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

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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
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT WARNS DRIVERS OF HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AS ROADS REMAIN COVERED IN SNOW AND ICE
January 17 at 4 a.m.: Be alert to slick travel conditions in southwest Virginia
Sunday, January 16 at 10 p.m.: Avoid overnight travel due to chance of snowy, icy conditions
Another round of potential snow approaching southwest Virginia (4 p.m. Sunday, January 16, 2022)
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO PLOW AND TREAT ROADS
SHENANDOAH VALLEY ROADS GETTING SLIPPERY – AVOID UNNECESSARY TRAVEL
WINTER STORM BEARING DOWN ON THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT IS PREPARING FOR SUNDAY’S WINTER STORM – ARE YOU READY?
AVOID ALL TRAVEL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY MORNING IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JANUARY 17 – 21, 2022
VDOT BRIEFS COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD ON WINTER STORM FRIDA
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JANUARY 10 – 14, 2022
January 10-16, 2022: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR ICY SPOTS ON INTERSTATES AND MANY MAIN ROADS
January 3 - 9, 2022: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JANUARY 3-7, 2022
December 27, 2021 - January 2, 2022: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DECEMBER 20 - 31, 2021
December 20-26: Bristol's weekly traffic alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DECEMBER 13 - 17, 2021
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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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