NEWS RELEASE: STAUNTON – All Interstate 81 southbound lanes between exits 213 and 205 are scheduled to be closed from about 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, April 7, for Virginia State Police to investigate a recent crash in southern Augusta County.
I-81 southbound motorists will detour at exit 213A, take Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) south into Rockbridge County, and then take Route 606 (Raphine Road) west to return to the interstate at exit 205.
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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.