The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is holding a design public hearing for a project to provide additional capacity and improve safety by widening seven miles of Interstate 81 from two lanes to three lanes in both directions between exit 143 in Roanoke County and exit 150 in Botetourt County. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lord Botetourt High School located at 1435 Roanoke Road in Daleville. The hearing will be held in an “open-house” format, and VDOT representatives will be present to answer questions.
Comments about the project may be submitted at the hearing or mailed to Craig Moore, Project Manager, 731 Harrison Avenue, Salem VA 24153. You may also email your comments to I81-Exit143firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference “I-81 Exits 143 to 150 Widening Public Comment” in the subject heading. Comments must be submitted by September 29, 2023. Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting may contact Craig Moore at 540-387-5353 or 800-367-7623.