Under Construction: Route 760 (Diuguids Lane) Bridge Replacement - Roanoke County
Cost and schedule ►
Traffic alerts ►
Typical work hours are expected to be Monday through Saturday during daytime hours with occasional work on Sunday.
During construction, traffic will be detoured for 45 days starting in late January or early February 2022. Signs will be posted two weeks in advance of the road closure. The traffic detour will be removed by March 31, 2022.
The detour is 3.6 miles long and takes approximately nine minutes to drive. Drivers will use Mill Lane or West Riverside Drive to detour and return to Diuguids Lane.
Flagging operations may be in place periodically and occasional night work is possible.
Drivers can expect short-term lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic on West Riverside Drive while construction equipment is being moved into the site.
Access to Green Hill Park, private entrances and businesses will be maintained at all times.
Public outreach ►
A "Pardon Our Dust" meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 16 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Fort Lewis Elementary School located at 3115 West Main Street in Salem. The meeting will be held in an “open house” format with no formal presentation given. Citizens can attend at their convenience to speak with VDOT staff about the project.
The purpose of this project is to replace the existing bridge superstructure on Route 760 (Diuguids Lane) over Roanoke River in Roanoke County.
The bridge is located at the Salem city limits near Route 760’s intersection with Route 639 (West Riverside Drive). The bridge was built in 1961 and has reached the end of its service life.
During construction, traffic will be detoured for 45 days between late January and the end of March. Drivers will use Mill Lane or West Riverside Drive to detour and return to Diuguids Lane.
Work to replace the bridge is expected to begin in fall 2021 and be completed in late spring 2022.
The benefit of this project will be replacing the existing bridge superstructure on Route 760 (Diuguids Lane) over Roanoke River in Roanoke County that has reached the end of its service life.