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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Jen.Ward@vdot.virginia.gov

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Sept. 11, 2015



TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME BRIDGE WORK TO AFFECT INTERSTATE 81 TRAFFIC IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

SALEM – Work on the Interstate 81 bridge over Route 648 (Reservoir Road) will impact traffic in Botetourt County on Saturday, September 19 into Sunday morning, September 20.

Drivers should be aware of the following:

• Starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, an extended lane closure is planned for the left lane northbound I-81 at mile marker 147.  The lane is expected to reopen around 10 a.m. on Sunday, September 20.

• 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.

• Daytime lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic may be in place on Route 779 for work beneath the bridge.



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