News Releases - Salem

July 15, 2019
VDOT SETS NEW HEARING DATE FOR SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT ROUTE 834/ROUTE 670 INTERSECTION
Project would construct a roundabout at intersection

July 12, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY TO CLOSE TONIGHT FOR OVERHEAD POWER LINE REPLACEMENT
Expect delays on I-81 as police will be slowing and stopping all traffic in both directions

July 12, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: PAVING TO CLOSE CRYSTAL CREEK DRIVE IN ROANOKE COUNTY TO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Weather permitting, closure to start July 17 and impact daytime traffic for about five weekdays

June 14, 2019
LANE CLOSURES AND SLOW ROLLS SCHEDULED AT INTERSTATE 81’s EXIT 105 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY NEXT WEEK

May 31, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: OLD ROUTE 100 BRIDGE OVER PEAK CREEK IN PULASKI COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

May 21, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: EXPECT HEAVY TRAFFIC IN HILLSVILLE, VIRGINIA FOR MEMORIAL DAY FLEA MARKET

May 17, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: TEMPORARY SIGNAL ON ROUTE 8 AT EXIT 114 SCHEDULED TO FULLY ACTIVATE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

May 16, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: EXPECT DELAYS ON ROUTE 11 FOR TINKER CREEK BRIDGE REPLACEMENT NEXT WEEK IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

May 3, 2019
BRIDGE OVER INTERSTATE 81 AT EXIT 92 CLOSED FOR BRIDGE JACKING IN PULASKI COUNTY

April 24, 2019
LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR WILLIAMSON ROAD AT 10TH STREET NEXT WEEK IN ROANOKE

April 22, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 220 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY RESTORED TO FOUR LANES AS TANKER FIRE REPAIRS NEAR COMPLETION
Expect additional daytime lane closures on southbound Route 220 this week for paving

April 12, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 BRIDGE PROJECT STARTING IN BOTETOURT COUNTY NEAR EXIT 150
Expect nighttime lane closures at first with long-term, weekend lane and ramp closures later

April 11, 2019
EXTENDED RAMP CLOSURE AND DETOUR SCHEDULED FOR EXIT 105 ON I-81 NORTHBOUND IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

April 10, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING ABOUT NEW WESTERN PERIMETER ROAD ON VIRGINIA TECH CAMPUS

April 2, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: NORTHBOUND ROUTE 220 LANE CLOSURE IN ROANOKE COUNTY FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT TO IMPACT TRAFFIC
Crowell Gap Road/Winter Drive crossover closed temporarily

March 26, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: PIPE REPLACEMENT TO DETOUR SOUTHBOUND ROUTE 220 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY FOR ABOUT TWO WEEKS

March 19, 2019
RACE FANS SHOULD FOLLOW SIGNS TO REDUCE TRAFFIC CONGESTION AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

March 15, 2019
NEW ROUTE 460 BUSINESS RAMP SCHEDULED TO OPEN TO TRAFFIC THIS WEEKEND IN CHRISTIANSBURG
Ramp and lane closures on Route 460 begin tonight to complete construction

Feb. 22, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: ONE NORTHBOUND LANE OF ROUTE 220 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY OPEN; SOUTHBOUND DETOUR REMAINS
Tractor-trailers should avoid using southbound Route 220

Feb. 20, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 220 TRAFFIC IMPACTED IN BOTETOURT COUNTY DUE TO DAMAGE FROM OVERTURNED TANKER FIRE

Feb. 20, 2019
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVED BUT DRIVERS ENCOURAGED TO USE CAUTION TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING

Feb. 20, 2019
SALEM DISTRICT: SNOW-COVERED AND ICY ROADS AWAIT MORNING COMMUTERS
Consider postponing trips until precipitation stops and road conditions improve

Feb. 19, 2019
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARES FOR A WIDE RANGE OF WINTER WEATHER TONIGHT AND TOMORROW
Drivers urged to monitor forecasts and adjust travel around the storm

Feb. 19, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: LANE CLOSURE ON WESTBOUND ROUTE 11/460 IN DIXIE CAVERNS AREA OF ROANOKE COUNTY

Jan. 28, 2019
VDOT RESCHEDULES PUBLIC HEARING FOR INTERSTATE 81 BOTETOURT COUNTY S-CURVE SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Jan. 25, 2019
REPLACEMENT OF THE INTERSTATE 81 BRIDGES OVER ROUTE 8 AT EXIT 114 (CHRISTIANSBURG) BEGINS

Jan. 22, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: RIGHT LANE OF WESTBOUND ROUTE 11/460 CLOSED IN DIXIE CAVERNS AREA OF ROANOKE COUNTY

Jan. 15, 2019
VDOT SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON MARTINSVILLE SOUTHERN CONNECTOR STUDY AT MEETING ON JANUARY 23
Study to evaluate improving Route 220 corridor in Henry County

Jan. 14, 2019
SALEM DISTRICT: OVERNIGHT RE-FREEZING MAKES FOR AN ICY COMMUTE

Jan. 13, 2019
SALEM DISTRICT: ROAD CREWS MAKING PROGRESS ON TREATING SECONDARY ROADS AND NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS
Refreezing remains a concern for overnight hours and tomorrow morning

Jan. 11, 2019
SALEM DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARES FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER
Drivers urged to monitor forecasts and adjust travel around the storm

Jan. 10, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD HEARING ON SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS FOR SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 S-CURVE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Jan. 2, 2019
DETOUR ON ROUTE 11 SCHEDULED TO BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON IN DOWNTOWN DUBLIN AREA OF PULASKI COUNTY

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