All northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 81 are closed in Northern Rockingham County

Rockingham County

I-81 Staunton
Interstate 81

STAUNTON — All northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 81 are closed at mile marker 251.8 in northern Rockingham County due to vehicle crash with fire and HAZMAT. This is between exit 251 at Route 11 in northern Harrisonburg area and Exit 257 at Route 11 near Mauzy.

A detour is being set up.  Southbound traffic detour will use exit 257 at Route 11 near Mauzy.  Northbound traffic detour will use exit 251 in northern Harrisonburg. 

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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

Last updated: July 19, 2024

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