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81 Insider provides updates on project construction, design, technology and more. Winter 2023 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
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 3, 2023
January 30 - February 5: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
January 23-29: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JANUARY 23 - 27, 2023
BRIEF OVERNIGHT CLOSURES ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND NEAR HARRISONBURG JANUARY 23 – 27 FOR BRIDGE DEMOLITION WORK
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JANUARY 9 – 13, 2023
BRIEF CLOSURES ON I-81 NORTHBOUND NEAR HARRISONBURG JANUARY 3 – 5 FOR BRIDGE DEMOLITION WORK
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: COLD FRONT TOMORROW WILL BRING HIGH WINDS AND FLASH FREEZE RISK, ADJUST TRAVEL TIME ACCORDINGLY
December 26, 2022 - January 1, 2023 VDOT Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
VDOT SCHEDULES DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING FOR MILLWOOD AVENUE IMPROVEMENTS
Northern Virginia: Crews Ready for Wintry Mix Thursday Morning, Arctic Cold Friday
Motorists should plan travel around potential winter weather
HOLIDAY TRAVELERS SHOULD ADJUST TRAVEL PLANS AHEAD OF POTENTIAL WINTER WEATHER
Northern Virginia: Crews Preparing for a Wintry Mix to Impact Thursday AM Rush Hour
December 19-25: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert
INTERSTATE 81 TROUTVILLE REST AREA IN BOTETOURT COUNTY IS NOW OPEN
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DECEMBER 19 - 23, 2022
VDOT MOBILIZING FOR WINTER WEATHER EVENT FORECASTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR DECEMBER 12 - 16, 2022
IN AUGUSTA COUNTY FROM DECEMBER 13 TO 15 AND DECEMBER 17 TO 18 EXPECT DAYTIME MOBILE LANE CLOSURES ON AND NEAR INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 221 AND INTERSTATE 64 EXIT 87
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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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