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81 Insider provides updates on project construction, design, technology and more. Spring 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
June 27 - July 3: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JUNE 27 - JULY 1, 2022
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES FOR SMOOTH CRUISE TO SUMMER SUN AND FIREWORKS FUN
VDOT AGAIN POSTPONES I-81 NORTHBOUND SINKHOLE REPAIRS IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY DUE TO WEATHER
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JUNE 20 - 24, 2022
June 20 - 26: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
I-81 PAVING IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY MOVES FARTHER SOUTH BEGINNING JUNE 19
RESCHEDULED I-81 NORTHBOUND SINKHOLE WORK IS JUNE 22 IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY - MOTORISTS SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE ALTERNATE ROUTES
I-81 EXIT 247 LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 11-12
June 13 - 19: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JUNE 13 - 17, 2022
RESCHEDULED: I-81 EXIT 17 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE WORK REQUIRING 24-HOUR, MULTI-DAY LANE CLOSURES IN JUNE
VDOT POSTPONES I-81 NORTHBOUND SINKHOLE REPAIRS IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY
MOTORISTS SHOULD PREPARE TO TAKE ALTERNATE ROUTES AS VDOT REPAIRS I-81 SINKHOLE IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY JUNE 8-9
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JUNE 6 - 10, 2022
June 6 - 12, 2022: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
SCHEDULE Change: Interstate 81 Exit 17 northbound bridge work requiring 24-hour, multi-day lane closures in June
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR MAY 30 - JUNE 3, 2022
DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING JUNE 28 FOR I-81 WIDENING PROJECT AT HARRISONBURG
May 30 - June 5, 2022: 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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