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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-387-5493 (Salem office)
Salem 87-6

Nov. 12, 2009



TRAFFIC ALERT: LANES REMAIN CLOSED ON I-581 SOUTHBOUND AND ROUTE 101 WESTBOUND IN ROANOKE COUNTY

SALEM – (4:50 p.m.) Clean-up and inspection are on-going from a tractor trailer accident that occurred on Interstate 581 at mile marker 3.5 in Roanoke County earlier today.  The southbound center lane, right lane, right shoulder and entrance ramp are closed. The westbound right lane of Route 101 (Hershberger Road) leading to the I-581 southbound on-ramp is also closed.  

No estimate for reopening the lanes has been provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation Salem Traffic Operations Center.

Motorists should drive with caution and expect delays in this area.

For up to the minute traffic information, call 511 or log onto www.511virginia.org.



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