Jason Bond 540-387-5493
July 24, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: NIGHTTIME BRIDGE WORK TO AFFECT INTERSTATE 81 TRAFFIC IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
Extended daytime lane closure planned on August 2 and 3
SALEM – Work on the Interstate 81 bridge over Route 779 (Valley Road) will impact traffic in Botetourt County.
Drivers should be aware of the following:
- Nighttime lane closures may be in place, Sunday through Thursday, 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., on northbound or southbound I-81 at mile marker 151.
- Daytime lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic may be in place on Route 779 for work beneath the bridge.
- Starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2, an extended lane closure is planned for the left lane southbound I-81 at mile marker 151. The lane is expected to reopen around noon on Monday, Aug. 3.
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