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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
Jason.Bond@vdot.virginia.gov

SAL 201

June 19, 2012



TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 167 SOUTHBOUND OFF-RAMP IN BOTETOURT COUNTY CLOSING TONIGHT

SALEM –   Starting tonight, Tuesday, June 19, the exit 167 (Buchanan) off-ramp leading from southbound Interstate 81 onto Route 11 in Botetourt County will be closed to traffic until early August. The closure is necessary for repairs to the I-81 bridge over Purgatory Creek.

Crews expect to close the ramp at 8 p.m. Message boards will be in place alerting drivers to the closure.

Local traffic can use exit 162 (Buchanan) or exit 168 (Arcadia) to access Route 11.



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