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Aug. 8, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURES WILL CONTINUE ON I-581 IN ROANOKE

SALEM – Weather permitting, day and nighttime lane closures will continue on I-581 in the area of Valley View Boulevard in Roanoke the week of August 11.

Daytime closures
Beginning Monday, Aug. 11, single right lane closure will be in place on northbound I-581 from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. each day through Friday, Aug. 15. The single lane closure is necessary for shoulder and excavation work.

On Monday, Aug. 11, a single lane closure will be in place on southbound I-581 near Valley View from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Nighttime closures
Beginning Monday, Aug. 11, the right and center lanes of northbound I-581 will be closed from 10 p.m. until 8 a.m. the following morning through Friday, Aug. 15 for paving.

In addition to the lane closures, slow rolls may take place on northbound I-581 during nighttime hours to move heavy equipment into place.  During a slow roll law enforcement will slow or stop traffic for up to 20 minutes.

This work is part of the I-581/Valley View interchange improvements project. http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/salem/valley_view_interchange.asp

For traffic related information visit www.511Virginia.org .

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