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Interstate 81 Exit 77/Exit 80 Interchange Alternative Study

Strategically Targeted and Affordable Roadway Solutions (STARS) Study
Project at a Glance
Begin Date
December 2020

Est Completion Date
early 2022

Phase
Study Phase

Locality
Wythe

District
Bristol

Contact
Cory Osborne, Bristol District Planning Specialist
276-696-3280

Click to take a survey for this study

What's Being Done?

A new survey regarding the study will be available December 6, 2021 - January 3, 2022 and will be accessible by clicking on the link above. 

In December 2020, VDOT began a Strategically Targeted and Affordable Roadway Solutions (STARS) Study of the Interstate 81 Exit 77 and Exit 80 interchanges.

View the project study area map here.

View study information document here.

Take a Civil Rights survey regarding study participation.

The purpose of the study is to:

- Evaluate how traffic moves through the interstate ramps and intersections near the ramps, as well as evaluate safety conditions in these areas.

- Develop potential improvement projects to enhance safety and traffic operations in the study area.

- Consider innovative intersection/interchange designs.

- Improve access along the ramps and intersections.

- Identify improvements that can be advanced to funding in VDOT's Six-Year Improvement Program.

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