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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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SAL 28

Sept. 29, 2016



TRAFFIC ALERT: EXTENDED LANE CLOSURES ON INTERSTATE 81 THIS WEEKEND FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

SALEM – Ongoing repairs to Tinker Creek bridge on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County will impact traffic this weekend. 

Weather permitting, extended lane closures are scheduled on I-81 northbound between mile marker 149 and 151 this weekend. The time frame of the extended lane closures is estimated to be approximately 16 hours, but these single lane closures will remain in place until concrete sets.

The lane closures are scheduled as follows:

  • Friday, Sept. 30 from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1
  • Saturday, Oct. 1 from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2

Message boards will be in place advising traffic of the lane closures. If weather becomes a factor, the work will be rescheduled. 

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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