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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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Feb. 3, 2015



TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED AT EXIT 143 INTERCHANGE OF INTERSTATE 81 AND 581 FOR PAVING

SALEM – On Wednesday, February 4, lane closures will be in place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at exit 143 on southbound Interstate 81 in Roanoke to repair pavement at the I-81 south entrance from I-581 north.

On Interstate 81 southbound, a left lane closure will be in place at the 145 mile marker at the I-81 south to I-581 south interchange. The right lane of I-81 southbound will remain open to traffic. The left lane will be closed for approximately one mile.

On Interstate 581 north, the entrance to I-81 south will have traffic control in place to move motorists to the right to merge onto I-81 south. Drivers will need to reduce speed and use caution in the work zone area as they merge onto I-81 south.  

Message boards and traffic control will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone. Drivers should expect delays or find alternate routes.

For the latest information on this traffic alert, visit www.511Virginia.org or follow us on twitter at @511southwestva or @VaDOTSalem.



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