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

SAL 228

May 25, 2015



TRAFFIC ALERT: DETOUR IN PLACE ON SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

SALEM – Southbound Interstate 81 in Roanoke County is closed at mile marker 144 due to police activities.  Traffic is being detoured off I-81 at exit 146 (Hollins) onto Route 11 to Peters Creek Road to use Interstate 581 to return to I-81.  Southbound I-81 traffic is backed up for miles. 

Northbound I-81 at mile marker 144 was previously closed, but both lanes have reopened.

All lanes of I-581 are now open.  Northbound Interstate 581 at the I-81 interchange was previously closed.  

For updates on the detours and lane closures, visit www.511Virginia.org.



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