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Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe


Bristol, Norton


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

Flashing curve signs installed along Interstate 81

Bristol Herald Courier - December 5, 2019

Higher fuels tax for I-81 area takes effect July 1

Bristol Herald Courier - June 6, 2019

I-81 improvements could begin next year

Bristol Herald Courier - April 24, 2019

Virginia governor open-minded on casino, calls I-81 a priority

Bristol Herald Courier - January 22, 2019

I-81 legislation proposes tolling rates

Bristol Herald Courier - January 17, 2019

I-81 law supported, but tolls not popular

Southwest Times - January 10, 2019

Griffith talks highway funding, opioids at Bristol chamber

Bristol Herald Courier - October 29, 2018

I-81 plan proposes tolls for trucks, cars

Bristol Herald Courier - October 22, 2018

Groups say it’s time to fix I-81

Southwest Times - October 5, 2018

Study identifies $500M in needed I-81 improvements

Bristol Herald Courier - September 2, 2018

I-81 study looks to solutions, funding

Bristol Herald Courier - August 20, 2018

Abingdon named major problem for I-81 travelers

Washington County News - June 12, 2018

Washington County News May 30, 2018

Washington County News - May 30, 2018

Salem District News Archive ?


Bedford, Botetourt, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski and Roanoke


Galax, Martinsville, Radford, Roanoke and Salem


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

I-81 exit 89 ramp extension completed

The Southwest Times - September 29, 2020

VDOT expands I-81 motorist assistance force

Roanoke Times - July 1, 2019

Where’s all that Interstate 81 money going?

Virginia Mercury - May 15, 2019

Virginia Lawmakers Strike Tolling Plan From I-81 Bills

Transport Topics - January 31, 2019

Faraldi: I-81 Tolls Make Sense, Business Alliance Says

News and Advance - January 29, 2019

I-81 report reignites a regional debate on transportation funding

Richmond Times-Dispatch - December 4, 2018

Virginia truck toll study now includes tolls on passenger vehicles

Land Magazine - November 7, 2018

How to fix I-81 subject of meeting in Roanoke this week

Martinsburg Bulletin - June 10, 2018

Staunton District News Archive ?


Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Warren


Buena Vista, Covington, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and Winchester


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 Market, Shenandoah, Stanley, Stephens City, Strasburg, Timberville, Toms Brook and Woodstock

I-81 Advisory Committee Plans Virtual Meeting Friday

The News-Gazette - October 21, 2020

Interstate 81 Advisory Committee to meet on Friday

Augusta Free Press - October 21, 2020

Changes Made To I-81 Gas Tax

Daily News-Record - October 2, 2020

I-81 Fund Still Strong, Other VDOT Revenue Declined

Daily News-Record - October 1, 2020

Improvements planned to interstate ramps

WSVA AM/FM - September 26, 2020

VDOT Launches I-81 Improvements Website

Daily News-Record - September 2, 2020

VDOT Truck Parking Task Force Has Yet To Meet

Daily News-Record - August 3, 2020

VDOT launches informational site for I-81 improvements

Daily News-Record - July 27, 2020

I-81 ramp improvements underway

WZRV - May 9, 2020

Construction begins on I-81 ramp improvements

The Northern Virginia Daily - May 8, 2020

Construction begins on I-81 ramp improvements

The Winchester Star - May 8, 2020

Truckers Say Finding Place To Sleep Along I-81 A Challenge

Daily News Record - November 19, 2019

Wilt, Covington Discuss I-81 Projects, Funding

Daily News-Record - October 5, 2019

VDOT announces new Interstate 81 program delivery director

Augusta Free Press - September 19, 2019

I-81 Committee To Host First Meeting

Daily News-Record - August 9, 2019

Cartoon: Gas Tax

Winchester Star - June 25, 2019

Report: Widening I-81 Project A "Boondoggle"

Daily News Record - June 22, 2019

Collins, Whitworth appointed to I-81 commission

Winchester Star - June 18, 2019

Fuel tax hike along I-81 takes effect July 1

Northern Virginia Daily - June 18, 2019

Wilt Appointed To I-81 Committee

Daily News-Record - June 15, 2019

Bacon Bits: I-81 Taxes, VCCS Shrinkage, Solar

Bacon’s Rebellion - April 11, 2019

Local road projects to benefit from I-81 funding plan

Loudoun Times-Mirror - April 8, 2019

Legislators to consider gas tax to fix I-81

Winchester Star - April 3, 2019

House passes Landes Interstate 81 legislation

Augusta Free Press - February 6, 2019

House passes Landes Interstate 81 legislation

Augusta Free Press - February 5, 2019

Lawmakers reject plan for tolls on Interstate 81

Winchester Star - February 2, 2019

Trucking firms oppose I-81 tolls

Winchester Star - January 30, 2019

Senators introduce Interstate 81 bill

Winchester Star - January 19, 2019

How tolling on Interstate 81 will work

News Leader - January 15, 2019

Northam, GOP lawmakers back I-81 tolls

Winchester Star - January 9, 2019

Tolls Recommended For I-81

Daily News-Record - January 9, 2019

Commonwealth Transportation Board OKs interstate plan

Northern Virginia Daily - December 7, 2018

CTB Approves I-81 Improvement Plan

WFTR WZRV - December 7, 2018

Lawmakers Talk I-81, Education

Daily News-Record - December 6, 2018

I-81 plan approved by CTB, advances to General Assembly

Winchester Star - December 5, 2018

Frederick concerned it may not get I-81 fixes it needs

Winchester Star - October 23, 2018

Tolling considered to pay for I-81 improvements

Winchester Star - October 20, 2018

$2B upgrade to I-81 requires tolls or tax hikes

The News-Virginian - October 19, 2018

Final I-81 Meeting On Tap

Daily News-Record - October 8, 2018

Region's I-81 fix could cost $1 billion

News Virginian - August 24, 2018

Proposed improvements to Interstate 81 unveiled

Winchester Star - August 24, 2018

VDOT to Host Meeting on I-81 Improvements

WVIR TV - August 22, 2018

I-81 corridor project meeting today

Northern Virginia Daily - August 22, 2018

I-81 funding option could be challenged

Northern Virginia Daily - June 19, 2018

Leaders converge for public input on I-81

News Virginian - June 14, 2018

Crowd tells VDOT what’s wrong with I-81

Winchester Star - June 13, 2018

I-81 study to begin; public meetings planned

Winchester Star - May 29, 2018

Feedback sought on I-81 improvement plan

The News Virginian - May 29, 2018

Obenshain happy governor signed I-81 bill

Northern Virginia Daily - April 12, 2018