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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
Jason.Bond@vdot.virginia.gov

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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

SALEM – The left lane of northbound Interstate 81 in Roanoke County between mile markers 135 and 138 is expected to remain closed this morning until approximately 8 a.m.  

Last night, a contractor with the Virginia Department of Transportation was paving on northbound I-81 with the nighttime work expected to be completed by 6 a.m.  An equipment breakdown has delayed completion of the work and the lane closure must be extended until approximately 8 a.m.

Drivers should expect delays or seek alternate routes.

For the latest information on this I-81 lane closure, visit www.511Virginia.org.



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