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Posted on: September 12, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Alert: Construction Projects to Impact Traffic on I-581 near Valley View Blvd. and Elm Ave.

SALEM – Weather permitting, lane closures are scheduled for north and southbound I-581 in the area of Valley View Boulevard and Elm Avenue in Roanoke.

I-581/Valley View Boulevard Interchange

Southbound closure
On Monday, Sept. 15, a single right lane closure will be in place on southbound I-581 from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. that night. Beginning at 10 p.m., the center and right lane of southbound I-581 will be closed until 6 a.m. the following morning.

Northbound closures
Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, through Saturday, Sept. 20 the right lane of northbound I-581 will be closed. At 10 p.m. each night the center lane of northbound I-581 will be closed in addition to the right lane until 6 a.m. the following morning.

The lane closures are necessary for excavation and paving as part of the I-581/Valley View interchange improvements project. http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/salem/valley_view_interchange.asp

I-581/ Elm Avenue Interchange

Beginning Sunday, Sept. 14, traffic will be detoured each night from north and southbound I-581 beginning at 10 p.m. Traffic will be directed around the Elm Avenue bridge using the on and off ramps until approximately 6 a.m.

In addition to the I-581 detours, the left lanes of east and westbound Elm Avenue will be closed from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning.

The detour is necessary as crews demolish a portion of the original Elm Avenue bridge over I-581.

For traffic related information visit www.511Virginia.org .

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