Jason Bond 540-387-5493

SAL 47

Sept. 22, 2014


SALEM —The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing for a proposed project to improve a section of East Main Street (Route 460) in Salem.  The section of East Main Street starts at Route 311 (Thompson Memorial Drive) and extends 1.26 miles to just east of Kessler Mill Road.

The proposed project will add turn lanes at various locations on East Main Street and includes constructing bike lanes, curbing and installing a new signal at Lynchburg Turnpike.

The hearing will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the South Salem Elementary School located at 1600 Carolyn Road in Salem.

This hearing is being held to provide an opportunity for citizens or organizations to give VDOT input on the proposed project.  The hearing will be held in an open-house format with no formal presentation given.  VDOT representatives will be present to discuss the proposed project and to answer questions.

Comments about the proposed project may be submitted at the hearing or until October 19 by mailing them to Mr. Kelly Dunn, PE, LS, Project Manager, Virginia Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 3071, Salem, VA 24153.  Comments also can be emailed to  Please reference “East Main Street Salem Public Hearing Comment” in the subject heading.

Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this hearing may contact VDOT at 540-387-5353, 800-367-7623 or TTY/TDD 711.  

Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: Sept. 22, 2014