Lanes open and delays clear on southbound I-81 in Frederick County

VDOT Staunton District

I-81 Traffic
Traffic on I-81

STAUNTON — Temporary bridge repairs have been completed on southbound Interstate 81 in Frederick County at mile marker 317.3 near Winchester. The southbound right lane and the on-ramp from Route 11 at exit 317 both reopened shortly after 8 p.m. Friday, and traffic delays have since cleared.

Contractors made temporary repairs in the right lane of the southbound I-81 bridge over the Winchester & Western Railroad before rainfall arrived Friday evening. Crews plan to make more extensive repairs in another week or two.

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

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Last updated: July 19, 2024

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