News Releases - Salem

May 20, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 40 DETOUR IN PLACE IN FRANKLIN COUNTY DUE TO OVERTURNED TRACTOR-TRAILER

May 19, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: BRIDGE REPAIRS ON INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY AREA SCHEDULED THIS SUMMER

May 18, 2015
VDOT TO HOLD “PARDON OUR DUST” PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON INTERSTATE 81’S EXIT 150 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
VDOT and contractor prepare to begin construction

May 13, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 581 AT VALLEY VIEW THIS WEEK

May 7, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: TANKER INCIDENT CLOSES SOUTHBOUND LANE OF INTERSTATE 81 IN ROANOKE COUNTY AT MILE MARKER 131

May 7, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR RIGHT LANE CLOSURE TONIGHT ON INTERSTATE 81 IN PULASKI COUNTY

May 5, 2015
RAMP CLOSURE ON RESEARCH CENTER DRIVE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY THIS WEEK FOR PAVING

May 5, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 DETOUR IN PLACE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

May 1, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE AND SHOULDER CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 581 AT VALLEY VIEW NEXT WEEK

May 1, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: THIRD OVER-SIZED TRACTOR-TRAILER SCHEDULED TO TRAVEL ON ROADS IN PULASKI AND WYTHE COUNTY NEXT WEEKEND

April 29, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 LANE CLOSURE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY TO IMPACT MORNING COMMUTE

April 28, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: RAMP AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR PAVING OPERATIONS ON ELM AVENUE THIS WEEK

April 27, 2015
VDOT’S SALEM DISTRICT REACHING OUT TO SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

April 24, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: OVERTURNED TRACTOR-TRAILER BLOCKS ROUTE 43 IN BEDFORD COUNTY

April 21, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 581 TO BE REDUCED TO ONE LANE UNDER LIBERTY ROAD BRIDGE IN ROANOKE TONIGHT

April 13, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 8 CLOSED IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY DUE TO VEHICLE CRASH

April 13, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 58 TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE IN FLOYD COUNTY

April 13, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 663 AND 720 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHEDULED TO CLOSE FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS

April 10, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 LANE CLOSURE IN PLACE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

April 10, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 670 AND 692 TO CLOSE FOR CULVERT REPLACEMENTS IN CARROLL COUNTY

April 10, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES ON ELM AVENUE IN ROANOKE NEXT WEEK FOR CONCRETE POUR

April 10, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 603 TO CLOSE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY FOR RECONSTRUCTION

April 10, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 100 WILL CLOSE FOR PIPELINE REPAIRS IN PULASKI COUNTY

April 9, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 LANE CLOSURE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY TO IMPACT MORNING COMMUTE

April 8, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: POTHOLE REPAIR CAUSES LANE CLOSURE ON SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

April 7, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 640 WILL CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN PATRICK COUNTY

April 6, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: NORTHBOUND ROUTE 220 BLOCKED IN HENRY COUNTY DUE TO TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT

April 6, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE ON RESEARCH CENTER DRIVE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY THIS WEEK FOR PAVING

April 3, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: DOWNED POWER LINE CLOSES ROUTE 114 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

April 3, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 692 WILL CLOSE FOR CULVERT REPLACEMENT IN CARROLL COUNTY

April 3, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: RAMP AND LANE CLOSURE ON ELM AVENUE IN ROANOKE NEXT WEEK

March 30, 2015
NEW INTERSTATE 77 TRAFFIC CAMERAS AVAILABLE on 511 VIRGINIA
Additional signs, weather stations and variable speed limits system to be installed this summer

March 27, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: DETOUR AND LANE CLOSURES ON INTERSTATE 581 AND ELM AVENUE IN ROANOKE THIS WEEK

March 26, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECOND OVER-SIZED TRACTOR-TRAILER SCHEDULED TO TRAVEL ON ROADS IN PULASKI AND WYTHE COUNTY THIS WEEKEND

March 25, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 661 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHEDULED TO CLOSE FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS

March 24, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE IN PLACE ON SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

March 23, 2015
VDOT ENCOURAGES RACE FANS TO FOLLOW SIGNS TO REDUCE TRAFFIC CONGESTION AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

March 19, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: OVER-SIZED TRACTOR-TRAILER TO DELAY TRAFFIC ON ROADS IN PULASKI AND WYTHE COUNTY

March 18, 2015
BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 150 IMPROVEMENTS IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

March 18, 2015
CONTRACT AWARDED FOR ROUTE 460 SOUTHGATE CONNECTOR PROJECT IN BLACKSBURG
Project to reduce congestion, improve safety and accessibility to the entrance of Virginia Tech

March 17, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 636 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHEDULED TO CLOSE FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS

March 17, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: PARKING AT INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 140 PARK AND RIDE IMPACTED BY NIGHTTIME PAVEMENT REPAIRS
Spaces with white “X” unavailable at night Sunday night through Thursday morning

March 16, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: TRACTOR TRAILER INCIDENT CLOSES ROUTE 58 RAMP IN HENRY COUNTY IN THE LAUREL PARK AREA

March 13, 2015
TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT ROUTE 24 AND ROUTE 651 IN BEDFORD COUNTY CHANGES TO FLASHING YELLOW ARROW NEXT WEEK

March 10, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 SOUTHBOUND CLOSURE DUE TO TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

March 10, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 629 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY CLOSED FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT

March 9, 2015
VDOT HOSTS ROUTE 220 SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT MEETING ON MARCH 12 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

March 9, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 LANE CLOSURE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY TO IMPACT MORNING COMMUTE

March 6, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CONTINUES TO TREAT AND PLOW ROADS TODAY
Sunshine assists with clean-up efforts as crews work on secondary roads

March 6, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR SLICK SPOTS ON PRIMARY ROADS
Secondary roads and neighborhood streets remain icy and snow covered

March 5, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND CLOSURE DUE TO TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT MONTGOMERY COUNTY

March 5, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS FOCUSING ON SECONDARY ROADS BUT DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT ROADS TO REFREEZE OVERNIGHT

March 5, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 311 REDUCED TO ONE LANE IN ROANOKE COUNTY
Expect delays as flaggers are controlling traffic

March 5, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW AND ICY CONDITIONS ON ROADWAYS DURING EVENING COMMUTE
Roads are snow-covered and icy as temperatures drop

March 4, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARES FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW
Roads expected to become snow covered and icy as temperatures drop

March 4, 2015
VDOT RESCHEDULES ROUTE 220 SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT MEETING IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

March 3, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 605 WILL CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY

March 3, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 581 NORTHBOUND AT VALLEY VIEW TONIGHT

March 2, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: MORE WINTRY MIX IN THE FORECAST FOR WESTERN VIRGINIA
Drivers should use caution on Tuesday as roads may be icy

Feb. 28, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTRY MIX COULD BRING SLICK ROADS
Drivers should monitor road conditions and use caution on Sunday

Feb. 27, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES ON THREE PROJECTS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Feb. 27, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: SHOULDER AND SLOW ROLL LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR ELM AVENUE IN ROANOKE NEXT WEEK

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: RE-FREEZING OVERNIGHT MAY CAUSE DELAYS DURING MORNING COMMUTE

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVED TODAY AS VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR REFREEZING OVERNIGHT

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: CONDITIONS IMPROVE ON INTERSTATES AND PRIMARY ROADS
Crews beginning to work on secondary roads while monitoring afternoon snow showers

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: EXPECT SNOW-COVERED ROADS IN WESTERN VIRGINIA

Feb. 25, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARES FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW

Feb. 23, 2015
VDOT TO HOST CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING FOR ROUTE 220 SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Feb. 22, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 SOUTHBOUND CLOSURE DUE TO TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Feb. 22, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SUNSHINE AND PLOWING IMPROVE SECONDARY ROADS
Wet roads expected to refreeze overnight with lower temperatures

Feb. 22, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: CONDITIONS IMPROVE ON MAIN ROADS
Many secondary roads and neighborhood streets covered in snow and ice

Feb. 22, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS VARY THROUGHOUT WESTERN VIRGINIA
Secondary roads and neighborhood streets covered in snow and ice

Feb. 21, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: CREWS STILL WORKING ON PLOWING INTERSTATES AND MAIN ROADS
Most roads in western Virginia snow covered

Feb. 21, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS ENCOURAGED TO AVOID TRAVEL TODAY
Roads snow covered in western Virginia

Feb. 20, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: MOTORISTS ADVISED TO AVOID TRAVEL DURING WEEKEND WINTER WEATHER EVENT
VDOT prepared for another round of winter weather

Feb. 19, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR REFREEZING AND DRIFTING SNOW TONIGHT

Feb. 19, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR SLICK SPOTS ON MAIN ROADS FROM OVERNIGHT REFREEZING, DRIFTING AND SNOW SHOWERS
Snow pack and fresh snow on many secondary roads and neighborhood streets

Feb. 18, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW SHOWERS AND DRIFTING SNOW COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING

Feb. 18, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD USE CAUTION ON SECONDARY ROADS AND NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS
Crews continuing to work on secondary roads today

Feb. 17, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SUNSHINE IMPROVES CONDITIONS ON MAIN ROUTES
Crews working on secondary roads but drivers should still expect frozen, snow-packed roads

Feb. 17, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WITH SNOW CONTINUING TO FALL ROADS REMAIN SNOW COVERED
Drivers are encouraged to delay travel until road conditions improve

Feb. 16, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WESTERN VIRGINIA ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED
Drivers are encouraged to avoid travel tonight and overnight

Feb. 15, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS URGED TO PLAN MONDAY TRAVEL AROUND WINTER WEATHER AND EXPECT SNOW-COVERED ROADS

Feb. 15, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS WORKED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT MONITORING, PLOWING AND TREATING ROADS
High winds, drifting snow, icy roadways, downed trees, and extreme temperatures present throughout the region

Feb. 15, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 77 NORTHBOUND CLOSURE DUE TO TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT CARROLL COUNTY

Feb. 14, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND CLOSURE DUE TO TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Feb. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTER WEATHER COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS AS TEMPERATURES FALL
Crews monitoring road conditions and preparing for downed trees

Feb. 6, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 661 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHEDULED TO CLOSE FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS

Feb. 6, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR I-581 ELM AVENUE AND VALLEY VIEW PROJECTS IN ROANOKE

Feb. 6, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 636 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHEDULED TO CLOSE FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS

Feb. 3, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED AT EXIT 143 INTERCHANGE OF INTERSTATE 81 AND 581 FOR PAVING

Jan. 31, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 114 CLOSED DUE TO ACCIDENT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Jan. 30, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 581 LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK FOR VALLEY VIEW PROJECT IN ROANOKE

Jan. 29, 2015
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ON ROUTE 668 (GOODE ROAD) IN BEDFORD COUNTY

Jan. 28, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: PARTIAL LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR VALLEY VIEW ENTRANCE TO SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 581

Jan. 25, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: EQUIPMENT OPERATORS ON ALERT AND READY FOR CLIPPER SYSTEM
Weather could create slick roads along western slopes and in higher elevations

Jan. 24, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT ICY ROADS IN WESTERN VIRGINIA

Jan. 23, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTRY MIX COULD BRING SLICK ROADS
Drivers should monitor road conditions and use caution on Friday and Saturday

Jan. 15, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES PLANNED ON ROUTE 11 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Jan. 15, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: TRAFFIC CHANGES SCHEDULED FOR VALLEY VIEW INTERCHANGE IN ROANOKE

Jan. 15, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON ELM AVENUE PROJECT

Jan. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

Jan. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CREWS MAKE PROGRESS ON TREATING ROADS IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA

Jan. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS WORKED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT MONITORING ROAD CONDITIONS

Jan. 13, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTRY MIX COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS TONIGHT OR TOMORROW

Jan. 7, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: NORTHBOUND ROUTE 220 CLOSED DUE TO ACCIDENT IN ROANOKE COUNTY

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