2013 News Releases - Salem

Jan. 8, 2014
TRAFFIC ALERT: SHORT-TERM CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 114 IN CHRISTIANSBURG

Dec. 16, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: DETOUR FOR ROUTE 701 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN PATRICK COUNTY CONTINUES INTO JANUARY

Dec. 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: DETOUR SCHEDULED FOR NORTHBOUND I-81 FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Dec. 9, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: COMMUTERS SHOULD WATCH FOR ICY SPOTS, PARTICULARLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES
Roads in Craig County saw additional icing overnight

Dec. 8, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: LOW TEMPERATURES COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
Road conditions could change as wet roads freeze and more precipitation moves through

Dec. 7, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER
Drivers encouraged to review weather forecasts and plan ahead

Dec. 3, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SIGNAL CHANGES COMING TO ROUTE 114 AT NEW RIVER VALLEY MALL

Dec. 3, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROANOKE COUNTY TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT IMPACTING ROUTE 460 AND ROUTE 220 ALTERNATE

Nov. 27, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD USE CAUTION AS SNOW SHOWERS MAY CAUSE SLICK ROADS
Travelers should check road conditions and watch for icy spots

Nov. 27, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: ROADS CLEAR EARLY THIS MORNING, BUT DRIVERS REMINDED TO CHECK FOR CHANGING CONDITIONS
Holiday travelers can check www.511Virginia.org for latest road conditions

Nov. 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 61 TO BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED IN NARROWS FOR BRIDGE DEDICATION AND CELEBRATION

Nov. 15, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: PIPE REPLACEMENT SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 705 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

Nov. 15, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 668 IN BEDFORD COUNTY

Oct. 31, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: PIPE INSTALLATION TO AFFECT ROUTE 58 TRAFFIC IN CARROLL COUNTY
Flaggers to control traffic at Route 654 intersection November 6 through 8

Oct. 29, 2013
PUBLIC INVITED TO SHARE IDEAS AND INPUT ON FUTURE ROAD, RAIL, AND TRANSIT PROJECTS
Public meeting in Roanoke to be held on October 30

Oct. 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: A SECTION OF ROUTE 706 IN FLOYD COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR A PIPE REPLACEMENT

Oct. 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 11 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY FOR PAVEMENT REPAIRS

Oct. 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ROUTE 419 IN ROANOKE COUNTY TO OCCUR THIS MORNING

Oct. 18, 2013
$13.5 MILLION IN CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR PAVING AND ROAD RESURFACING IN THE SALEM DISTRICT

Oct. 16, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SHORT-TERM CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 114 IN CHRISTIANSBURG

Oct. 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE IN PLACE ON SOUTHBOUND I-81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY FOR EMERGENCY REPAIRS

Oct. 7, 2013
VDOT HOLDS DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING FOR ROUTE 460 BYPASS AND SOUTHGATE DRIVE PROJECT IN BLACKSBURG

Sept. 23, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 141 RAMP OFF-RAMP CLOSED IN SALEM

Sept. 21, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ALL LANES OF NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 77 IN VIRGINIA NOW OPEN

Sept. 21, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 77 IN VIRGINIA CLOSED JUST NORTH OF CAROLINA BORDER

Sept. 20, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SUNDAY SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 LANE CLOSURE PLANNED AS PART OF TRUCK CLIMBING LANE PROJECT
Previously announced traffic switch rescheduled due to rain

Sept. 19, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 LANE CLOSURE PLANNED FOR TONIGHT ON TRUCK-CLIMBING LANE PROJECT

Sept. 13, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT ON MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRUCK CLIMBING LANE PROJECT

Sept. 12, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECTION OF ROUTE 701 IN PATRICK COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Aug. 29, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VIRGINIA IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC

Aug. 29, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE PLANNED FOR ROUTE 1404 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

Aug. 28, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY REMAINS CLOSED

Aug. 28, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: TRAFFIC SWITCH PLANNED FOR ROUTE 221 IN ROANOKE COUNTY RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER

Aug. 27, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 11/460 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN ELLISTON IS CLOSED
Road blocked by overturned tractor-trailer and downed power lines

Aug. 27, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO CLOSE DUE TO UNSTABLE SLOPE

Aug. 27, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT:  SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO CLOSE DUE TO UNSTABLE SLOPE

Aug. 26, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTHBOUND I-81 IN PULASKI COUNTY

Aug. 26, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 689 IN FLOYD COUNTY

Aug. 26, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: EXPECT HEAVY TRAFFIC IN HILLSVILLE FOR ANNUAL FLEA MARKET AND GUN SHOW

Aug. 23, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: TRAFFIC IMPACTS SCHEDULED FOR TRUCK CLIMBING LANE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Aug. 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN ROANOKE COUNTY REDUCED TO ONE LANE DURING MORNING COMMUTE

Aug. 21, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN SCHEDULED FOR LATE AUGUST ON ROUTE 221 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

Aug. 21, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: RIGHT LANE CLOSURE IN PLACE ON NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

Aug. 15, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: BLASTING AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR TRUCK CLIMBING LANE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Aug. 14, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: WATER MAIN INSTALLATION TO IMPACT TRAFFIC ON ROUTE 460 BUSINESS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Aug. 14, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: OVERNIGHT INTERSTATE 81 DETOUR IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO IMPACT MORNING COMMUTE

Aug. 13, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: PIPE REPLACEMENTS SCHEDULED FOR TWO ROUTES IN CRAIG COUNTY

Aug. 11, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ACCIDENT CAUSES RIGHT LANE CLOSURE ON NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Aug. 9, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: PAVING TO IMPACT MORNING COMMUTE ON NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN ROANOKE COUNTY
Equipment breakdown on paving to extend nighttime left lane closure until approximately 8 a.m

Aug. 8, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: OVERTURNED TRACTOR-TRAILER IMPACTING NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 TRAFFIC IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
Traffic is using the right shoulder around an overturned tractor-trailer near Buchanan

Aug. 8, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: FLOODING IMPACTS ROADS IN THE NEW RIVER VALLEY AND HILLSVILLE AREA

Aug. 8, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: DETOUR AND BLASTING DATE SCHEDULED FOR TRUCK CLIMBING LANE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Aug. 5, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: BLASTING SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 81 TRUCK-CLIMBING LANE PROJECT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

July 29, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: BLASTING SCHEDULED TO RECONSTRUCT SLOPE ON INTERSTATE 81 TRUCK-CLIMBING LANE PROJECT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

July 25, 2013
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES LOCATION FOR LOCATION FOR THE SOUTHGATE CONNECTOR IN BLACKSBURG

July 23, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: TRAFFIC SWITCHES PLANNED FOR ELM AVENUE IN ROANOKE

July 19, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME DETOURS PLANNED FOR SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

July 18, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 674 IN CARROLL COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR CULVERT REPAIRS

July 18, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 904 IN ROANOKE COUNTY FOR BRIDGE WORK

July 18, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE PLANNED FOR ROUTE 8 IN FLOYD COUNTY FOR A PIPE REPLACEMENT

July 17, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 738 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR A BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

July 17, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: VDOT TO IMPLEMENT TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE ON COLONIAL AVENUE IN ROANOKE COUNTY

July 15, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECTION OF ROUTE 614 IN BEDFORD COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS

July 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 581 RAMPS IN ROANOKE REOPEN AFTER FLOOD WATERS RECEDE

July 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: FLOODING IMPACTS INTERSTATE 581 TRAFFIC IN ROANOKE

July 9, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SINKHOLE ON ROUTE 460 SHOULDER IN GILES COUNTY CLOSES ONE WESTBOUND LANE

July 9, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: EMERGENCY PIPE REPAIR RESCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 1767 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

July 5, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECTION OF ROUTE 1767 IN ROANOKE COUNTY WILL BE CLOSED FOR AN EMERGENCY PIPE REPLACEMENT
Water service will be interrupted during repairs

July 4, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: APPROXIMATELY 65 ROADS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
Route 221 in Roanoke County reopened to traffic after being closed due to mudslides

July 4, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: MUDSLIDES CLOSE ROUTE 221 (BENT MOUNTAIN ROAD) IN ROANOKE COUNTY
Many roads in region impacted by flooding and downed trees

June 27, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECTION OF ROUTE 116 IN ROANOKE COUNTY WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE LANE FOR BRIDGE WORK

June 18, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR A SECTION OF ROUTE 678 IN FRANKLIN COUNTY

June 18, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 581 IN ROANOKE

June 14, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 77 IN CARROLL COUNTY

June 13, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: TRAFFIC ON SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 581 IN ROANOKE TO BE IMPACTED THIS MORNING
Southbound right lane and Valley Boulevard ramp onto southbound I-581 will remain closed

June 10, 2013
VDOT TO HOST CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING FOR EXPANDED ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY ON INTERSTATE 81
Seven-mile section of Interstate 81 in Roanoke and Botetourt counties added to study area

June 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: BRIDGE REPAIR REQUIRES A RIGHT LANE CLOSURE ON SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN PULASKI COUNTY

June 6, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME DETOURS SCHEDULED FOR I-81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

June 6, 2013
DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULD FOR ROUTE 8 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

June 6, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: EASTBOUND LANE OF ROUTE 738 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS

June 6, 2013
CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING SCHEDULED FOR I-81 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS IN MONTGOMERY AND PULASKI COUNTIES

June 4, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: RIGHT LANE CLOSURE AFFECTING NORTHBOUND I-81 AT EXIT 109 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

May 31, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 581 PAVING TO RESUME TONIGHT IN ROANOKE

May 30, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND I-81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC

May 29, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 DETOUR IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO REMAIN IN PLACE OVERNIGHT
Drivers should expect congestion on southbound I-81 and Route 11/460

May 29, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-81 SOUTHBOUND DETOUR IN PLACE FOR EMERGENCY REPAIRS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

May 24, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECOND TRAFFIC SWITCH SCHEDULED FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRUCK CLIMBING LANE PROJECT
Speed limit has been reduced to 55 mph in the work zone

May 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECTION OF ROUTE 612 IN FLOYD COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR A CULVERT REPLACEMENT

May 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECTION OF ROUTE 717 IN BEDFORD COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR REPAIR

May 17, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND DETOURS SCHEDULED FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRUCK CLIMBING LANE PROJECT
Southbound detours scheduled May 19 through 23

May 17, 2013
TRANSPORTATION BOARD RELEASES DRAFT SIX-YEAR PROGRAM
Draft program includes new and sustainable revenues from HB 2313 for transportation projects

May 15, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 TRUCK CLIMBING LANE DETOUR TO OCCUR EARLIER TONIGHT
Drivers can expect a new traffic pattern on southbound I-81 tomorrow morning

May 9, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME DETOURS AND TRAFFIC SWITCH SCHEDULED FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRUCK CLIMBING LANE PROJECT

May 8, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: TRAFFIC WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE LANE ON ROUTE 688 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

May 7, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: A SECTION OF ROUTE 625 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS

May 6, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: RAILROAD CROSSING AT ROUTE 603 AND ROUTE 642 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS

May 6, 2013
$12.7 MILLION IN CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR ROADWORK IN THE SALEM DISTRICT

May 3, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES AND DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

May 3, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES AND DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

May 3, 2013
VDOT EXPANDS ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY FOR INTERSTATE 81 TO INCLUDE SEVEN MORE MILES IN ROANOKE AND BOTETOURT COUNTIES

April 30, 2013
SPEED LIMIT INCREASES ON ROUTE 58 BYPASS AROUND HILLSVILLE

April 15, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: A SECTION OF ROUTE 605 IN GILES COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS

April 15, 2013
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FOR ROUTE 755 CULVERT REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN BEDFORD COUNTY

April 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: PAVING TO BEGIN ON ROUTE 100 IN GILES COUNTY

April 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES PLANNED FOR MEDIAN REPAIRS ON INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

April 5, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: CLOSURE AND DETOUR SCHEDULE REVISED FOR I-81 TRUCK CLIMBING LANE PROJECT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

April 4, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: MANY ROADS REMAIN SNOW COVERED IN THE NEW RIVER VALLEY

April 4, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS CAUTIONED TO WATCH FOR SLICK ROADS AS SNOW SHOWERS PASS THROUGH SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

April 1, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SIGNALS ALONG ROUTE 419 IN ROANOKE COUNTY WILL BE MODIFIED

April 1, 2013
VDOT HOLDS SECOND INFORMATION MEETINGS FOR STUDIES IN MONTGOMERY AND ROANOKE COUNTIES

April 1, 2013
VDOT ENCOURAGES RACE FANS TO FOLLOW SIGNS TO REDUCE TRAFFIC CONGESTION AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

April 1, 2013
PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 581 AND ELM AVENUE PROJECT IN ROANOKE

April 1, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 77 IN VIRGINIA NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC

March 31, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 77 IN VIRGINIA JUST NORTH OF CAROLINA BORDER REMAINS CLOSED
All lanes of northbound I-77 in Virginia now open

March 31, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: MULTIPLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT CLOSES INTERSTATE 77 IN VIRGINIA

March 26, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 220 BUSINESS IN ROCKY MOUNT REOPENS TO TRAFFIC
Repairs completed after road was damaged due to a water main break

March 25, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: EQUIPMENT OPERATORS STILL PLOWING AS SNOW SHOWERS COVER ROADS AGAIN
Motorists advised to be alert to changing conditions and refreezing overnight

March 25, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: CLOSURE AND DETOUR SCHEDULE REVISED FOR I-81 TRUCK CLIMBING LANE PROJECT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

March 25, 2013
VDOT AWARDS CONTRACT FOR INTERSTATE 581 VALLEY VIEW INTERCHANGE COMPLETION PROJECT IN ROANOKE

March 25, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: INTERSTATES AND PRIMARY ROADS ARE IN MINOR CONDITION THIS MORNING
Motorists should watch for isolated slick spots

March 24, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS STILL WORKING ON SECONDARY ROADS
Primary roads in good condition; drivers should watch for icy spots and changing conditions

March 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE AND DETOURS SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

March 21, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: A PORTION OF ROUTE 220 BUSINESS IN ROCKY MOUNTY CLOSED DUE WATER TO A MAIN BREAK

March 19, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: UTILITY WORK WILL CLOSE ONE LANE ON ROUTE 221 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

March 13, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 114 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

March 11, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ACCIDENT REDUCES ROUTE 220 TRAFFIC IN BOONES MILL TO ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION

March 6, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD WATCH FOR ISOLATED SLICK SPOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
Crews in some areas will monitor roads for refreezing and drifting snow overnight

March 6, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: SECONDARY ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE IN MOST COUNTIES

March 6, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 927 CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY

March 5, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS PREPARED FOR SNOW

March 1, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME NORTHBOUND DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Feb. 25, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: ICY ROADS POSSIBLE DURING TUESDAY’S MORNING COMMUTE

Feb. 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: DETOURS SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Feb. 21, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTERY MIX MAY CAUSE SLICK ROADS IN SOME AREAS

Feb. 15, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND DETOUR FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY WILL BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT
Nightly detour planned for Sunday, February 17 through Thursday, 21

Feb. 15, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREAPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF WEEKEND SNOW

Feb. 13, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: TEMPORARY CLOSURE PLANNED FOR ROUTE 11 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY FOR AN OVERSIZE LOAD

Feb. 8, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: FLAGGERS TO CONTROL TRAFFIC ON ROUTE 640 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY DAILY FOR FLOOD DAMAGE REPAIRS

Feb. 8, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW PLOW DRIVERS’ EFFORTS COMBINE WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES TO IMPROVE ROAD CONDITIONS
Motorists cautioned to be alert to refreezing tonight as temperatures drop

Feb. 8, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE ON MAJOR ROADS AND INTERSTATES
Snow plows heading to secondary roads and neighborhood streets this morning

Feb. 8, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: ROADS STILL SNOW COVERED IN MOST AREAS

Feb. 7, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS CAUTIONED TO WATCH FOR ICY CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT

Feb. 6, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: BRIDGE BEAM PLACEMENT TO IMPACT TRAFFIC ON ROUTE 221 WIDENING PROJECT IN ROANOKE COUNTY

Feb. 3, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR SLICK SPOTS ON MAIN ROADS AND MOST SECONDARY ROUTES
Secondary roads in West Virginia border counties still snow covered

Feb. 2, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW SHOWERS CREATE SLICK ROADS IN SOME LOCATIONS

Feb. 1, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD WATCH FOR SLICK SPOTS ON ROADS THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT
Crews continuing to repair flood-damaged roads and will be ready for possible snow tomorrow

Feb. 1, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND DETOUR PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Feb. 1, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD WATCH FOR ICY CONDITIONS

Jan. 27, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT COULD MEAN ICY ROADS FOR TOMORROW MORNING
VDOT crews mobilizing tonight; drivers strongly urged to use caution before travelling

Jan. 26, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: SECONDARY ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE AS TEMPERATURES RISE AND ROAD CREWS PLOW
Motorists cautioned to be alert to refreezing tonight as temperatures drop

Jan. 26, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: MAJOR ROADS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION; MOST SECONDARY ROADS STILL ICY AND SNOW COVERED

Jan. 25, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: LOW OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES COULD CREATE ICY ROADS
Most roads are in moderate condition

Jan. 24, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES AND DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Schedule for Jan. 27 - 31

Jan. 24, 2013
GOV. MCDONNELL HIGHLIGHTS POSITIVE LOCAL IMPACT OF PASSING COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION PLAN FOR ROANOKE

Jan. 23, 2013
VDOT HOLDS MEETINGS ON ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY FOR INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN CHRISTIANSBURG AND ROANOKE

Jan. 22, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT

Jan. 18, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: LOWER TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT COULD CREATE ICY ROADS

Jan. 18, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW PLOW DRIVERS MAKE PROGRESS IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA AS TEMPERATURES WARM
Downed trees continue to cause problems on roadways

Jan. 18, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PROVIDES ROAD CONDITIONS UPDATE FOR SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA
Many roads remain snow covered or in severe condition throughout the region

Jan. 17, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Northbound and southbound detours scheduled for Jan. 20 - 24

Jan. 17, 2013
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARED AFTERNOON SNOW

Jan. 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: BLASTING SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 220 BUSINESS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY

Jan. 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ADDITIONAL NIGHTTIME DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Northbound and southbound detours scheduled for Jan. 13 - 16

Jan. 10, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: SECTION OF ROUTE 667 (MAYLAND ROAD) TO CLOSE IN ROANOKE COUNTY

Jan. 9, 2013
VDOT HOLDS INFORMATION MEETINGS FOR STUDIES IN MONTGOMERY AND ROANOKE COUNTIES

Jan. 4, 2013
TRAFFIC ALERT: ADDITIONAL NIGHTTIME DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Northbound and southbound detours scheduled

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