|IMMEDIATE - 3:30 PM
Jason Bond 540-387-5493
July 12, 2017
TRAFFIC ALERT: OVERTURNED TANKER IMPACTS TRAFFIC IN ROANOKE AT ORANGE AVENUE AND INTERSTATE 581
SALEM – An overturned tanker truck hauling diesel fuel is causing major traffic impacts at the Orange Avenue (Route 460) and Interstate 581 interchange in Roanoke.
Motorists should be aware of the following:
Exit 4E (Roanoke) on I-581 is closed with the ramps to and from Orange Avenue shut down.
Both eastbound lanes of Orange Avenue (Route 460) are blocked at the I-581 interchange.
No estimated timeframe for reopening exit 4E or eastbound Orange Avenue has been established. Drivers should avoid this area and seek alternate routes.
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