Jason Bond 540-387-5493
March 11, 2010
TRAFFIC ALERT: EXPECT DELAYS ON ROUTE 693 IN PULASKI COUNTY DUE TO SOIL SAMPLING
SALEM – Weather permitting, starting Tuesday, March 16, the Virginia Department of Transportation will be taking soil and pavement samples on a section of Route 693 (Lead Mine Road) in Pulaski County. The borings are needed for the development of plans for proposed improvements to Route 693.
Flaggers and pilot trucks will control traffic on the section of Route 693 between its intersections with Route 672 (Lowmans Ferry Road) and Route 669 (Cecils Chapel Road).
Drivers can expect possible delays each day, Tuesday, March 16 through Friday, March 19, between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Additional lane closures may be scheduled for the week of March 22 through 26 if needed.
VDOT has announced this work several times over the past few months but has had to reschedule due to weather.
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