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VDOT says early morning closing of I-64 on Afton necessary

VDOT says early morning closing of I-64 on Afton necessary

Rob Graham Reporting
rob@wina.com

There were a lot of upset drivers heading to work Wednesday morning on I-64 across Afton.  The road was closed early for the soil removal work that’s intended to prevent rock slides. Closing I-64 on Afton during early morning drive-time is a trade-off, according to VDOT spokesman Lou Hatter.  He says shutting down the Interstate earlier in the day speeds up the entire project: