Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) wants your input on the preliminary design plans for widening Interstate 81 through Harrisonburg
About Erin Burch
Erin is a native of Rockingham County and loves our beautiful surroundings here in the Shenandoah Valley. She spent some time in Richmond, getting a taste of city life, but ultimately returned to Harrisonburg to attend James Madison University for a degree in Dietetics. Now her passions lie in promoting local foods and agriculture and helping to enhance and protect water quality and preserve natural resources through her work. In her free time, Erin enjoys cycling, hiking and exploring local parks and forests with her husband, daughter and dogs. Read more >
VDOT is ready to share preliminary design plans for the first portion of Interstate 81 widening in our region associated with the Corridor Improvement Plan and they want to hear what you think.
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It’s shaping up to be a pretty good session for conservation, but the next couple of days are critical and legislators need to hear from you now.
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