Significant traffic delays are expected on I-81 northbound in Frederick County through August 1, 2018, due to emergency bridge work in West Virginia. The right lane of I-81 northbound is expected to be closed 24 hours a day until repairs are complete. The work zone is about three miles north of the Virginia/West Virginia state line.
Consider alternate routes including:
Interstate 66 or Route 7 to Route 340 northbound through Warren and Clarke countiesI-81 exit 310 to Route 37 (Winchester bypass) to Route 522 northbound in Frederick County.I-81 to Route 11 northbound, although related congestion is expected.
Variable message boards along the northbound I-81 and westbound I-66 corridors are warning drivers of the I-81 lane closure.