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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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SAL 189

March 21, 2016



TRAFFIC ALERT: SLOW ROLLS, RAMP AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED THIS WEEK ON INTERSTATE 581 AT VALLEY VIEW

SALEM – As part of the continued work at the Valley View Interchange, lane and ramp closures will be in place Monday and Tuesday during nighttime hours this week.

On Wednesday March 23, and Thursday, March 24, southbound I-581 will have lane closures in place for bridge and pavement work from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. Southbound I-581 from Hershberger Road to Liberty Street bridge will have a single right lane starting at 8 p.m. and a double right lane at 10 p.m. Slow rolls at 15 minute intervals will be used on I-581 from 12 a.m. to 4 a.m.

On Wednesday, March 23 only, the eastbound Hershberger Road on-ramp to I-581 south will be temporary closed after 12 a.m. Traffic needing to access I-581 south will need to take Valley View Boulevard to I-581.

Drivers approaching the area are encouraged to slow down and use caution through the work zone. Motorists should plan their travel accordingly.

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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