Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Feb. 27, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES ON THREE PROJECTS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
SALEM – As part of work beginning this week in Botetourt County, lane and road closures will be in place at three locations for three different projects.
ROUTE 606 ROAD CLOSURE
In the town of Fincastle, Route 606 (Herndon Street) will be closed to traffic for bridge work beginning Monday, March 2 after 10 a.m. There will be a detour in place with signage directing traffic to use Route 630 (Main Street). The work is expected to be completed in April.
ROUTE 676 LANE CLOSURE
Daytime lane closures will be in place on Route 676 (Gravel Hill Rd.) beginning next week while repair work is performed underneath the bridge on I-81 over Route 676. Motorists should watch for flaggers controlling traffic in the area. The repairs are expected to be completed in May.
ROUTE 643 ROAD CLOSURE
Beginning on March 2, Route 643 (Mountain Valley Road) will be closed to traffic to replace a drainage pipe. The pipe is located 1.4 miles northeast of the Route 645 (Fringer Trail) intersection. The work is expected to be completed on March 6.
This work is weather and work schedule permitting. Drivers are encouraged to watch for signs and message boards and to use caution as they travel through and around the work zones.
For real-time traffic information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.