Be Aware More Emergency Bridge Work On 81 North

Here is the official word from Virginia Department Of Transportation. Be Aware It Starts Monday July 30! 

 Motorists should expect significant delays on northbound Interstate 81 in Frederick County beginning Monday morning, July 30. This is due to emergency bridge work in West Virginia about three miles north of the Virginia-West Virginia state line. The right lane of I-81 northbound is expected to be closed 24 hours a day for three or four days.


During the first phase of bridge work on Thursday, July 26, traffic was backed up for several miles into the Winchester-Frederick County area of Virginia. Drivers should expect similar delays in Frederick when work resumes on July 30.


Motorists can also expect related congestion on Route 11 in the Winchester area for the duration of the bridge work. Northbound motorists should consider alternate routes including:

Interstate 66 or Route 7 to Route 340 northbound through Warren and Clarke counties.I-81 exit 310 to Route 37 (Winchester bypass) to Route 522 northbound in Frederick County.

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