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Posted on: October 10, 2018

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Slope Failure Closes Lane on 220 South Near Roanoke County Line

UPDATE: The Route 220 southbound left lane closure for a slope failure will remain in place through tomorrow, Friday, October 12, at the Roanoke Co./Franklin Co. line. Drivers should prepare for and expect delays.


SALEM – The left lane of southbound Route 220 is closed due to a slope failure in the median just south of the Franklin County line. The lane closure begins approximately one mile prior to the Roanoke County and Franklin County line and just north of the intersection with Route 613 (Naff Road).

Drivers should prepare for travel delays and plan accordingly. Message boards are in place to alert motorists of the closure.

Virginia Department of Transportation crews are currently investigating to determine what repairs need to be made. The lane will remain closed until further notice.

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