Share Your Input on Potential Congestion and Safety Solutions at I-81 Exit 235 along Weyers Cave Road (Route 256) and Route 11 in Weyers Cave

The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (SAWMPO) is studying how to address congestion and safety issues at I-81 Exit 235 along Weyers Cave Road (VA 256) between Triangle Drive and Route 11 near Blue Ridge Community College.

The survey is seeking public input on the area’s congestion and safety needs, and the proposed
solutions. The survey responses will inform the final study recommendations. The survey is
available online from December 3 to December 22, 2021 at:

Weyers Cave Road at I-81 Exit 235 serves regional destinations such as Blue Ridge
Community College and the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. During peak travel times,
traffic back-up on the interstate bridge makes it difficult to turn left onto the I-81 north and south
bound ramps, and to access Route 11.

Those unable to access the online survey can provide comments about the I-81 Exit 235 study
in the following ways:

  • By email:
  • By mail: Write to Zach Beard, Transportation Planner, CSPDC/SAWMPO, 112 MacTanly
    Place, Staunton, VA 24401.
  • By phone: Call 540-885-5174, ext. 117. Voice mail will be recorded and transcribed.

The SAWMPO is the regional transportation planning organization for Staunton, Augusta
County, and Waynesboro, and consists of representatives from local, state and federal
governments, transit agencies, transportation providers, and other stakeholders. For more
information, visit

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