VDOT begins Interstate 81 improvements

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Construction has begun on three interchanges along Interstate 81 in Shenandoah and Frederick Counties.

The upgrades include extension of acceleration or deceleration lanes at Toms Brook, Strasburg and at the scales on 81.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) warns of overnight lane or ramp closures to be aware of.

Motorist should watch for digital signage for detour routes where needed.

The projects are part of the $2 billion I-81 Corridor Improvement Program.

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Renovations to the Front Royal Pavilion are complete

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Renovations to the Pavilion area are now complete in downtown Front Royal.

The ribbon cutting ceremony took place near the gazebo at Main and Chester Streets on Fri. Apr. 9 at 11:30 a.m..

The town received a grant from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development in September 2018 which helped fund the renovations.

The pavilion area now has new restrooms and free wifi for the downtown area.

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