VDOT News - Salem
Jason Bond 540-387-5493
Aug. 18, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: LIBERTY ROAD BRIDGE CLOSURE IN ROANOKE TO DETOUR TRAFFIC OVER THE WEEKEND
SALEM – A detour in the city of Roanoke is planned for this weekend as part of repairs to the Liberty Road bridge over Interstate 581.
Beginning Friday, Aug. 19 at 9 p.m., Liberty Road will be closed to traffic for repairs and to raise the bridge’s vertical clearance. Liberty Road is expected to reopen by Monday, Aug. 22 at 6 a.m.
Message boards are in place advising motorists and pedestrians of the scheduled closure. Drivers can follow posted detour signs around the closure and use Williamson Road, 10th Street and Hunt Avenue.
In addition, there may be single lane and shoulder closures beneath the bridge on northbound and southbound I-581 this weekend during nighttime hours.
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