Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Oct. 11, 2018
TRAFFIC ALERT: SLOPE FAILURE CLOSES LANE ON SOUTHBOUND ROUTE 220 IN FRANKLIN COUNTY AT THE ROANOKE COUNTY LINE
Drivers should expect delays in this area and plan accordingly
SALEM – The left lane of southbound Route 220 is closed due to a slope failure in the median just south of the Franklin County line. The lane closure begins approximately one mile prior to the Roanoke County and Franklin County line and just north of the intersection with Route 613 (Naff Road).
Drivers should prepare for travel delays and plan accordingly. Message boards are in place to alert motorists of the closure.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is currently investigating to determine what repairs need to be made. The lane will remain closed until further notice.
For updates on this lane closure, visit www.511Virginia.org.
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