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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
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SAL 243

June 20, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT: WEEKEND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR INTERSTATE 81 IN ROANOKE COUNTY

SALEM – Weather permitting, lane closures are planned for north and southbound Interstate 81 near mile marker 137 for deck repairs to the bridge over Route 112 (Wildwood Drive) in Roanoke County.

• Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane from 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, to noon Saturday, June 21.

• Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane from 4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, to 8 a.m. Sunday, June 22.

Signs and message boards will be in place to alert drivers. Law enforcement will assist with traffic control.

Drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the area and to expect delays.

This work is part of an ongoing maintenance project to repair the shoulders and bridge at mile marker 137. Work on this project is expected to be complete in September.

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



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