Interstate 81 Projects


Frederick County – Interstate 81 Exit 307 Interchange Improvement/Relocation Study

National Environmental Policy Act Study (NEPA)
Study issues and methods associated with eventual widening of Interstate 81

Interstate 81 Frontage Road Study (Washington County)

Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan

I-81/I-581 Auxiliary Lane Transportation Study

I-81 Auxiliary Lanes Exits 140 to Exit 141

Under Construction

I-81 New River Bridge Replacement

I-81/Route 8 (Exit 114) Bridge Replacements - Montgomery County/Christiansburg

Rockingham County – Route 11 Bridge over I-81, Exit 257 at Mauzy

Interstate 81 bridge replacement over Reed Creek (Wythe County)

Interstate 81 bridge replacement over Mulberry Lane (Smyth County)

Route 100 Bridge Replacement - Pulaski County

Coming Soon

Interstate 81 Widening Exit 141 to 143 - Roanoke County

Interstate 81 bridge replacement over Route 11/Norfolk Southern Railroad/Middle Fork Holston River (Smyth County)
Smyth County

In Design

Route 419 Safety Improvements at Tanglewood
Route 867 (Ogden Road) to Route 220 - Roanoke County

Interstate 81 at Exit 5 and Route 11 improvements (Bristol)

Interstate 81 Exit 17 Interchange Improvements (Washington County)

Interstate 81 Exit 19 Ramp Improvements

Rockbridge County - Route 606 (Raphine Road) at I-81 Exit 205 Improvements

Warren County – Interstate 81 Exit 300 Southbound Acceleration Ramp Extension and Bridge Widening over Route 840 (Water Plant Road)

Harrisonburg City – Interstate 81 Exit 247 Ramps and Route 33 Bridges over I-81 and Norfolk Southern Railroad
Harrisonburg City – Interstate 81 Exit 247 Ramps and Route 33 Bridges over I-81 and Norfolk Southern Railroad


None at this time.

Recently Completed

I-81 Exit 150 Improvement Project

Interstate 81 Exit 140 Park and Ride Facility Expansion

Interstate 81 bridges over Route 808 (Halls Bottom Road) near Exit 10

Interstate 81 Exit 14 Interchange Improvements (Washington County)

Frederick County - I-81 Exit 310 at Route 37 (Kernstown Interchange)
Interchange Modification Project

Extension of Interstate 81 acceleration lane at exit 72 (Wythe County)

Major Initiatives

None at this time.
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