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Posted on: January 16, 2014

[ARCHIVED] WORK POSTPONED: Traffic Alert: Detour Scheduled for NB I-81 for Bridge Repairs in Botetourt County

UPDATE: This work has been postponed due to the weather. New dates have not been selected at this time.

On Wednesday, Jan. 22 and Saturday, Jan. 25, a detour will be in place on northbound I-81 for repairs to the northbound bridge over Route 606 (Blue Ridge Turnpike). Traffic will exit at mile marker 156 and return to northbound I-81 at exit 162.

The detour will be in place beginning at 10 p.m. both nights and will reopen by 6 a.m. the following morning. The detour is necessary to allow the contractor to raise the bridge’s riding surface slightly to make repairs.

Northbound traffic will exit I-81 at mile marker 156 onto Route 640 (Brughs Mill Road) to northbound Route 11 (Lee Highway) and will return to northbound I-81 at exit 162. Flaggers will control traffic on the detour route.

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