What's News Today: July 12, 2017

Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today


Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley kicks off a three day teen build today.  Twelve to 15 year-old students will get hands-on training as they build a shed for an upcoming Habitat home, while getting introduced to the building trade.  WSLS 10 is a sponsor of the event and Storm Team 10 Meteorologist Kristina Montuori will lend a helping hand.

Pulaski County TRIAD holds a meeting today in an effort to keep seniors safe.  The meeting will focus on reducing crimes against seniors.  The TRIAD program started in Pulaski County last August as a way to get information out about scams and crime prevention.

The Wytheville VA Clinic holds an open house today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Veterans will learn about health care benefits available, create a personalized health care plan and see the benefits of tele-health technology. 

Starting tonight, Highway 29 northbound will be down to one lane near Wards Road and the shoulder will be closed on the exit ramp from Route 29 South as crews perform bridge repairs.  The closures will be in place from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through August 27th.

Traffic pattern changes will be in place for the next couple of days on Route 460 in Lynchburg near Liberty University.  The change is need as crews work on the Liberty South Campus Bridge.  Signs will alert you to the changes, which will be in place from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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