Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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.
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