Airport tunnel project to cause delays early next week

The project is expected to last for two days

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

ROANOKE, Va. - For anyone who has to drive around the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, expect delays early next week.

The Airport Road tunnel, also known as the Route 118 tunnel, will be under routine inspection starting Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to airport officials. 

The northbound tunnel, heading toward Peters Creek Road, will be blocked off and the southbound tunnel, toward Williamson Road, will allow for two-way traffic on Monday. 

On Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the southbound tunnel will be blocked and the northbound tunnel will have two-way traffic. 

The duration of the project is expected to be two days. 


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