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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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Aug. 11, 2015



TRAFFIC ALERT: BRIDGE WORK TO AFFECT EVENING AND MORNING COMMUTE ON INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
Extended daytime lane closure planned on August 11 and 12

SALEM – Work on the Interstate 81 bridge over Route 779 (Valley Road) will impact traffic in Botetourt County on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, an extended lane closure is planned for the right lane on southbound I-81 at mile marker 151.  The lane is expected to reopen around noon on Wednesday, August 12.

In addition, nighttime lane closures may be in place, Sunday through Thursday, 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., on northbound or southbound I-81 at mile marker 151.

On Route 779, daytime lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic may be in place for work beneath the bridge.

For updates, visit www.511Virginia.org or follow us on twitter at @511southwestva or @VaDOTSalem.



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