Construction forces weekend road closures on I-81 - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Construction forces weekend road closures on I-81

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ROANOKE COUNTY (WSLS)-- Weather permitting, VDOT is planning a series of lane closures on I 81 this weekend.

The closures will be in place both north and southbound on I 81 near mile marker 137 for deck repairs to the bridge over Route 112 (Wildwood Drive) in Roanoke County.

Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.  That closure will last until noon on Saturday.

Saturday at 4 p.m., southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane until Sunday morning at 8 a.m.

Signs and message boards will be in place to alert drivers. Police will also help with traffic control.

If you are headed through this area, give yourself extra time and expect delays.

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