VDOT News - Salem
Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Feb. 26, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR EMERGENCY PAVING ON SOUTHBOUND I-81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
SALEM – An emergency paving operation has been scheduled next week on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County.
On Sunday, February 28 and Monday, February 29, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, the right lane of southbound I-81 will be closed from mile marker 171 to 169 to install drainage assistance under the roadway.
On Tuesday, March 1, a right lane closure will be in place on southbound I-81 in the same location, mile marker 171 to 169, during daytime hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for paving.
Drivers should expect delays and plan their travel accordingly. Motorists should use caution in the work zone.
For updates on this lane closure, visit www.511Virginia.org.
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