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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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Sept. 20, 2015



TRAFFIC ALERT: NEW RAMP OPENS AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED AT VALLEY VIEW NEXT WEEK

SALEM – As part of the continued work at the Valley View Interchange, a traffic shift and lane closures will be in place this week.

On Monday, September 21, traffic currently taking Exit 3C for Valley View Boulevard will experience a shift as traffic moves to the new ramp adjacent to the old ramp, which will permanently close. Signage will be in place to help traffic access the ramp properly.

On Tuesday, September 22, on southbound I-581, a single left lane closure will be in place beginning at 8 p.m. for welding operations on the bridge. A double left lane closure will be in place at 10 p.m. Both lanes will re-open at 6 a.m. the following morning.

On Wednesday, September 23, and Thursday, September 24, on northbound I-581, a single left lane closure will be in place beginning at 8 p.m. for welding operations on the bridge. A double left lane closure will be in place at 10 p.m. Both lanes will re-open at 6 a.m. the following morning.

Drivers approaching the area are encouraged to slow down and use caution through the work zone.

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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