VDOT News - Salem
Jen Ward 540-387-5238
April 13, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED AT VALLEY VIEW TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
SALEM – As part of the continued work at the Valley View Interchange, lane and ramp closures will be in place beginning tonight at 8 p.m. to install overhead signage.
On Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14, I-581 northbound will have lane closures in place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. A single right lane closure will begin at 8 p.m. and a double right lane closure will begin at 10 p.m.
In addition, on Thursday, April 14, the westbound ramp onto Hershberger Road and the southbound off ramp, exit 3E, will be closed from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. and again at 4 a.m to 5 a.m. for traffic control set up and removal. Traffic requiring access to southbound I-581 from westbound Hershberger Road will need to proceed to the traffic signal at Hershberger Road and Ordway Driveway and make a U-Turn. Traffic wishing to access exit 3C for eastbound Hershberger Road will need to take exit 3W and make a U-turn at Hershberger Road and Ordway Drive.
On Friday, April 15, I-581 southbound will have lane closures in place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. A single right lane closure will begin at 8 p.m. and a double right lane closure will begin at 10 p.m.
Drivers approaching the area are encouraged to slow down and use caution through the work zone.
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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