Jen Ward 540-387-5238
June 20, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: VDOT PROJECTS TO IMPACT TRAFFIC IN CITY OF ROANOKE
SALEM – As part of summer work activities, several projects will have an impact on traffic in the city of Roanoke beginning this week.
ROUTE 220 EXPRESSWAY BRIDGE REPAIRS
Work to repair the bridges on Route 220 Expressway over Tazewell Avenue is underway and work is scheduled to begin on Route 220 Expressway over Wonju Street. Work beneath the bridges will require alternating lane closures on Tazewell Avenue and Wonju Street during daytime hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and during nighttime hours from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, Sunday through Thursday nights. The work is expected to be completed in July.
VALLEY VIEW BOULEVARD
As part of the ongoing work on I-581 at the Valley View Boulevard exit, additional lane closures will be in place this week. Drivers can expect single and double right lane closures on northbound and southbound I-581 beginning Monday, June 20 through Thursday, June 23, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. The northbound lane closures will be from the Liberty Street Bridge to Hershberger Road and southbound will be from Hershberger Road to Valley View Boulevard.
Work is underway on the 10th Street Improvement project. Beginning Monday, June 27, a section of 10th Street will be closed to through traffic from Fairfax Avenue to Orange Avenue for replacement of water and sewer lines. Message signs have been placed on Orange Avenue advising motorists of the scheduled closure. Detour signs will be in place directing traffic around the closure. Local traffic will have access to 10th street. This work is expected to take several weeks to complete.
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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