Significant traffic delays are possible Sunday night, October 7, on northbound Interstate 81 in Frederick County due to bridge paving work in West Virginia. Alternating single lane closures will occur northbound on I-81 in West Virginia from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The work zone is about three miles north of the Virginia-West Virginia state line.
During the bridge work, northbound I-81 traffic may back up into Frederick County, Virginia. Related congestion is also possible on Route 11 in the Winchester area.
Northbound motorists may 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.
Variable message boards along the northbound I-81 and westbound I-66 corridors will notify drivers of the I-81 lane closure.