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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
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July 12, 2017



TRAFFIC ALERT: OVERTURNED TANKER IMPACTS TRAFFIC IN ROANOKE AT ORANGE AVENUE AND INTERSTATE 581

SALEM – An overturned tanker truck hauling diesel fuel is causing major traffic impacts at the Orange Avenue (Route 460) and Interstate 581 interchange in Roanoke.

Motorists should be aware of the following:

Exit 4E (Roanoke) on I-581 is closed with the ramps to and from Orange Avenue shut down.

Both eastbound lanes of Orange Avenue (Route 460) are blocked at the I-581 interchange.

No estimated timeframe for reopening exit 4E or eastbound Orange Avenue has been established. Drivers should avoid this area and seek alternate routes.

 The latest updates are available at www.511Virginia.org.



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