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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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