September 29, 2022

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VDOT to lift most lane closures, suspend highway work zones to ease Easter holiday travel

RICHMOND, Va. – In purchase to maintain Easter journey hopping, VDOT is planning to suspend most highway operate zones and lift most lane closures on interstates and other key streets in Virginia.

This will go into outcome on midday Friday, April 15 and very last until finally Tuesday, April 19.

Despite the fact that a majority of lane closures will be lifted, a couple of semi-permanent operate zones may continue to be in spot.

Here’s a glimpse at semi-lasting get the job done zones and lane closures that drivers could however come across in our location:

  • Alleghany County: As a end result of westbound paving building, motorists can be expecting alternating lane closures from mile marker 7 to 2.

  • Bedford County on Route 460: The realignment of eastbound lanes near Montvale is underway. A site visitors shift will be in spot with eastbound and westbound lanes minimized to one particular lane. The pace restrict will be 45 mph somewhat than the typical velocity restrict. Wilkerson Mill Street will also be shut at Route 460.

  • Campbell County on Route 726 on Mt. Athos Highway: Bridge maintenance perform is at the moment in the is effective in excess of Beaver Creek. Short term site visitors alerts are in spot. Traffic will be reduced to one 11-foot-huge lane.

  • Carroll County on Route 58W: Crews are operating to swap a bridge about Crooked Creek concerning Route 822 and Route 887. Owing to this, lane closures could be in place. Website traffic will also be lessened to one lane in each directions at Glendale Drive.

  • Craig County on Route 311: A bridge substitute above Meadow Creek is in progress. Drivers can anticipate to see visitors lessened to one particular lane with a short term signal to management traffic. The width restriction is 9 feet. The speed restrict will be reduced to 35 mph with a signed detour in put on Allen Street.

  • Roanoke Metropolis on 13th Street SE: As a end result of building, visitors on southbound 13th Street will be detoured utilizing Norfolk Avenue on to 13th Street to Tazewell Avenue. Northbound 13th Street, on the other hand, will be open to targeted traffic.

  • Roanoke County on I-81 at Exit 137-141: Highway widening is underway on this portion of northbound and southbound I-81 in Roanoke County and the Town of Salem. Crews are doing work to install a barrier wall. Motorists can hope lane closures at night time and shoulder closures throughout the day.

  • Pulaski County/ Montgomery County on I-81: Crews are doing the job to swap the northbound bridge in excess of the New River at the Pulaski/Montgomery County line. Thanks to this, lane closures will be in location involving mile markers 103 and 105. The pace limit will be lowered to 60 mph in this place.

A comprehensive listing of statewide lane closures that will even now be in position can be found here.

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