VDOT News - Salem
Jason Bond 540-387-5493
Aug. 9, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: SCHEDULED NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 DETOUR IN BOTETOURT COUNTY TO BEGIN EARLY DUE TO INCIDENT
Detour start time moved up from 10 p.m. to 8 p.m.
SALEM – A traffic detour for northbound Interstate 81 in Botetourt County for bridge work has been moved up from 10 p.m. until 8 p.m. due to a traffic incident involving multiple vehicles at mile marker 163.8.
The detour will route traffic off northbound I-81 onto Route 11 through the Town of Buchanan between exit 162 and exit 168 starting at 8 p.m. instead of its regularly scheduled 10 p.m. start time. The detour was scheduled for 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.
The scheduled detour is for work on the northbound I-81 bridge over the James River.
For updates on the traffic incident, check www.511Virginia.org
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