Heidi Underwood 540-387-5493
April 1, 2008
WIDE LOADS DETOURED FROM SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 ONTO ROUTE 460 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
One lane of southbound Interstate 81 closed for shoulder patching
A wide load
detour is currently in place on southbound Interstate 81 in
The right lane of
southbound I-81 is closed today at mile marker 128 near the Ironto exit for
bridge shoulder patching. The
patching is being performed in this area as part of the ongoing work on the
bridges over the South Fork of the
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