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Jamie Smith 540-387-5250
Jamie.Smith@vdot.virginia.gov

SAL 148

Jan. 22, 2013



TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME DETOURS PLANNED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT


SALEM –   As part of the project to replace the Route 614 (Arcadia Road) bridge over I-81 in Botetourt County, detours have been scheduled for northbound and southbound I-81 at mile marker 168.

The closures are necessary for the placement of new bridge beams. The detours are scheduled to be in place between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. each night.

• On Wednesday, Jan. 23, traffic will be detoured from I-81 southbound onto the Exit 168 off/on ramps and back onto I-81 southbound.
• On Thursday, Jan. 24, traffic will be detoured from I-81 northbound onto the Exit 168 off/on ramps and back onto I-81 northbound.

Police will be on site to help with traffic control.  Motorists should watch for flaggers on Route 614.

The dates are dependent upon weather and work schedules.

For traffic information and updates, visit www.511Virginia.org.



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