Heidi Underwood 540-387-5493
July 13, 2010
TRAFFIC ALERT: WATCH FOR LANE CLOSURES ON ROUTE 220 NEAR I-81 EXIT 150
SALEM – On Wednesday evening, July 14, motorists should watch for lane closures on Route 220 near Interstate 81 exit 150 in Botetourt County. Beginning at 8 p.m., the left lane of northbound and southbound Route 220 will be closed under the I-81 overpass while crews perform bridge work.
In addition, traffic headed southbound on Route 220 will not be able to access the northbound I-81 on-ramp toward Lexington. Motorists going southbound on Route 220 to northbound I-81 will be detoured to Route 11 northbound to Route 640 (Brugh’s Mill Road) and then onto northbound I-81 at exit 156.
The lane closures and detour are expected to be in place through 5 a.m. on Thursday, July 15. Signs and message boards will be in place advising motorists of the lane closures and the detour.
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