Rockingham : I-81 Southbound Rest Area Briefly Closing On April 25th


Via VDOT Staunton:

The safety rest area on southbound Interstate 81 in Rockingham County is scheduled to close from 6 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday, April 25, for shoulder repairs in the truck-parking area. In addition, shoulder repairs in the I-81 northbound rest area will limit the number of truck parking spaces from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Both of these rest areas are near I-81 mile marker 262 in the New Market area. All work is weather permitting.

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


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