Jason Bond 540-387-5493
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May 5, 2008
TRAFFIC ALERT: EXPECT DAILY LANE CLOSURES AS WORK BEGINS ON ROUTE 817 BRIDGE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
Wednesday, May 7, work to replace the wooden riding surface of the Route 817
The bridge is
located in Oriskany, about 0.6 mile from Route 704 (
However, traffic will be able to use the bridge starting before 9 a.m., around lunchtime and after 4 p.m. each day. Emergency service vehicles will be permitted to cross the bridge at any time. An alternative route around the bridge is not currently available.
Work is expected to be performed May 7 through June 20.
Message boards have been posted at the bridge to alert motorists to this change in traffic patterns.
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