2015 News Releases - Salem

Dec. 3, 2015
VDOT CREATES VIDEO TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF VALLEY VIEW DIVERGING DIAMOND COMING TO ROANOKE IN SPRING 2016

Oct. 3, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DOWNED TREES AND FLOODING IMPACTING TRAVEL IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

Sept. 30, 2015
MANY ROADS STILL CLOSED DUE TO FLOOD DAMAGE IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
Route 58 on Lovers Leap Mountain still reduced to one lane

Sept. 30, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: MANY ROADS STILL CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
Expect delays on Route 58 in Patrick County on Lovers Leap Mountain

Sept. 21, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: BRIDGE WORK TO AFFECT EVENING AND MORNING COMMUTE ON INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Sept. 15, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: BLASTING SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 603 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Blast will occur at 11 a.m. today

Aug. 11, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: BRIDGE WORK TO AFFECT EVENING AND MORNING COMMUTE ON INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
Extended daytime lane closure planned on August 11 and 12

July 31, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 581 LANE CLOSURES PLANNED AT ELM AVENUE AND VALLEY VIEW

July 27, 2015
NEW INTERSTATE 77 SIGNAGE IN CARROLL COUNTY TO BE INSTALLED THIS SUMMER

July 22, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: BRIDGE REPLACEMENT TO CLOSE ROUTE 684 IN FRANKLIN COUNTY

May 5, 2015
RAMP CLOSURE ON RESEARCH CENTER DRIVE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY THIS WEEK FOR PAVING

March 30, 2015
NEW INTERSTATE 77 TRAFFIC CAMERAS AVAILABLE on 511 VIRGINIA
Additional signs, weather stations and variable speed limits system to be installed this summer

March 18, 2015
BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR INTERSTATE 81 EXIT 150 IMPROVEMENTS IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

March 18, 2015
CONTRACT AWARDED FOR ROUTE 460 SOUTHGATE CONNECTOR PROJECT IN BLACKSBURG
Project to reduce congestion, improve safety and accessibility to the entrance of Virginia Tech

March 6, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CONTINUES TO TREAT AND PLOW ROADS TODAY
Sunshine assists with clean-up efforts as crews work on secondary roads

March 6, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR SLICK SPOTS ON PRIMARY ROADS
Secondary roads and neighborhood streets remain icy and snow covered

March 5, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS FOCUSING ON SECONDARY ROADS BUT DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT ROADS TO REFREEZE OVERNIGHT

March 5, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW AND ICY CONDITIONS ON ROADWAYS DURING EVENING COMMUTE
Roads are snow-covered and icy as temperatures drop

March 4, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARES FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW
Roads expected to become snow covered and icy as temperatures drop

March 2, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: MORE WINTRY MIX IN THE FORECAST FOR WESTERN VIRGINIA
Drivers should use caution on Tuesday as roads may be icy

Feb. 28, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTRY MIX COULD BRING SLICK ROADS
Drivers should monitor road conditions and use caution on Sunday

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: RE-FREEZING OVERNIGHT MAY CAUSE DELAYS DURING MORNING COMMUTE

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVED TODAY AS VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR REFREEZING OVERNIGHT

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: CONDITIONS IMPROVE ON INTERSTATES AND PRIMARY ROADS
Crews beginning to work on secondary roads while monitoring afternoon snow showers

Feb. 26, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: EXPECT SNOW-COVERED ROADS IN WESTERN VIRGINIA

Feb. 25, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARES FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW

Feb. 22, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SUNSHINE AND PLOWING IMPROVE SECONDARY ROADS
Wet roads expected to refreeze overnight with lower temperatures

Feb. 22, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: CONDITIONS IMPROVE ON MAIN ROADS
Many secondary roads and neighborhood streets covered in snow and ice

Feb. 22, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS VARY THROUGHOUT WESTERN VIRGINIA
Secondary roads and neighborhood streets covered in snow and ice

Feb. 21, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: CREWS STILL WORKING ON PLOWING INTERSTATES AND MAIN ROADS
Most roads in western Virginia snow covered

Feb. 21, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS ENCOURAGED TO AVOID TRAVEL TODAY
Roads snow covered in western Virginia

Feb. 20, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: MOTORISTS ADVISED TO AVOID TRAVEL DURING WEEKEND WINTER WEATHER EVENT
VDOT prepared for another round of winter weather

Feb. 19, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR REFREEZING AND DRIFTING SNOW TONIGHT

Feb. 19, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WATCH FOR SLICK SPOTS ON MAIN ROADS FROM OVERNIGHT REFREEZING, DRIFTING AND SNOW SHOWERS
Snow pack and fresh snow on many secondary roads and neighborhood streets

Feb. 18, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW SHOWERS AND DRIFTING SNOW COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING

Feb. 18, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD USE CAUTION ON SECONDARY ROADS AND NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS
Crews continuing to work on secondary roads today

Feb. 17, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: SUNSHINE IMPROVES CONDITIONS ON MAIN ROUTES
Crews working on secondary roads but drivers should still expect frozen, snow-packed roads

Feb. 17, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WITH SNOW CONTINUING TO FALL ROADS REMAIN SNOW COVERED
Drivers are encouraged to delay travel until road conditions improve

Feb. 16, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WESTERN VIRGINIA ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED
Drivers are encouraged to avoid travel tonight and overnight

Feb. 15, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS URGED TO PLAN MONDAY TRAVEL AROUND WINTER WEATHER AND EXPECT SNOW-COVERED ROADS

Feb. 15, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS WORKED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT MONITORING, PLOWING AND TREATING ROADS
High winds, drifting snow, icy roadways, downed trees, and extreme temperatures present throughout the region

Feb. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTER WEATHER COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS AS TEMPERATURES FALL
Crews monitoring road conditions and preparing for downed trees

Jan. 25, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: EQUIPMENT OPERATORS ON ALERT AND READY FOR CLIPPER SYSTEM
Weather could create slick roads along western slopes and in higher elevations

Jan. 24, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT ICY ROADS IN WESTERN VIRGINIA

Jan. 23, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTRY MIX COULD BRING SLICK ROADS
Drivers should monitor road conditions and use caution on Friday and Saturday

Jan. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

Jan. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CREWS MAKE PROGRESS ON TREATING ROADS IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA

Jan. 14, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS WORKED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT MONITORING ROAD CONDITIONS

Jan. 13, 2015
SALEM DISTRICT: WINTRY MIX COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS TONIGHT OR TOMORROW

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