VDOT to Again Restrict I-64 Traffic on Afton Mt.

April 25, 2013

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will again be restricting traffic on Interstate 64 as they remove unstable soil from Afton Mountain.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 29, traffic on I-64 will be restricted in both directions for 30-45 minutes. The restrictions will continue through the day, ending between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The westbound right shoulder will be closed and work zone activity will begin at 7 a.m. each day but traffic will not be restricted before 9 a.m. The work is expected to continue through Thursday, May 2.

The restrictions will affect traffic from Exit 107 (Route 250/Rockfish Gap Turnpike) at Crozet to Exit 96 (Route 624/S. Delphine Avenue) at Waynesboro.

Drivers should expect significant congestion and delays. Passenger vehicles are encouraged to use Route 250 as an alternate route.

Motorists should check VDOT’s traffic information web site, www.511virginia.org, or call 511 for real-time information about traffic conditions and delays.


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