VDOT News - Salem
Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Aug. 1, 2019
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 8 AT EXIT 114 IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHEDULED TO CLOSE FOR A FEW DAYS NEXT WEEKEND
SALEM – Drivers should prepare for upcoming delays on Route 8 in Montgomery County and the Town of Christiansburg. All lanes under the overpass in both directions on Route 8 will be closed next weekend during nighttime hours while girders for a new bridge for I-81 are set into place.
On August 8, 9 and 10, Route 8 (Riner Road) will be closed at the interchange with I-81 at exit 114, between the ramps to and from the interstate. The road will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. each night through 7 a.m. the following morning.
All traffic headed in the direction of the construction area from north and southbound Route 8 will be required to take the ramps onto southbound I-81 and northbound I-81, respectively.
In addition, while bridge construction for the girders is underway, one lane on I-81 in each direction will be closed during nighttime hours, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning.
For the latest information on this closure, visit www.511Virginia.org or follow us on Twitter at @VaDOTSalem.
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