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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
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Aug. 18, 2016



TRAFFIC ALERT: EXTENDED LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 81 BRIDGE REPAIR IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

SALEM – An extended left lane closure is scheduled this weekend on southbound Interstate 81 in Botetourt County at mile marker 168.2 for work on the bridge over Purgatory Creek.

Concrete repairs on the bridge’s riding surface which will require a lengthy lane closure starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19 and staying in place overnight until approximately 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20.

The time frame for re-opening the lane to traffic is approximate as the lane closure must stay in place until the work is completed and any poured concrete has set.

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



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