Jen Ward 540-387-5238
July 6, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON SOUTHGATE DRIVE PROJECT AT VIRGINIA TECH THIS WEEK
SALEM – On Tuesday, July 7 and Wednesday, July 8, westbound Route 460, east of the existing Southgate Drive, will have a lane and shoulder closure for installation of a median barrier and pavement marking operations. The lane closure will be in place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
On Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10, eastbound Route 460, will have a left shoulder and lane closure for installation of a median barrier and pavement marking operations. This lane closure will include the closure of the left outside turn lane on Southgate Drive in order to lead traffic onto the travel lane of east Route 460. The lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The passing lane of Route 460 eastbound at the traffic signal on the west side of Southgate Drive will also be closed. The left turn lane from eastbound Route 460 onto Southgate Drive will be open.
Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes to access and leave campus.
For the latest information on this traffic alert, visit www.511Virginia.org or follow us on twitter at @511southwestva or @VaDOTSalem.