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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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May 8, 2018



EXIT 150B TO CLOSE AT INTERSTATE 81’S EXIT 150 PROJECT IN BOTETOURT COUNTY ON THURSDAY

SALEM – Paving operations at the interchange began this week at the Interstate 81 exit 150 project requiring ramp and lane closures.

On Thursday, May 10, I-81 northbound Exit 150B and the roundabout will be closed to allow paving of the roundabout. The exit will be closed at 10 p.m. and will reopen at 6 a.m. the following morning. Traffic will be detoured through Gateway Crossing where possible, with flaggers and message boards in place to direct traffic in alternate directions. Interstate travelers are encouraged to use exit 146 on I-81 northbound for access to the area.

In addition, milling and paving operations continue on the project for the next few weeks through May 24, weather permitting.  Alternating lane closures will be in place during nighttime hours, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning, on north and southbound Route 220 and north and southbound Route 11.

Signage and message boards will continue to alert drivers of traffic changes in the area.

For the latest information on this traffic alert, visit www.511Virginia.org or follow us on twitter at @511southwestva or @VaDOTSalem.



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