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Roanoke Street Closing Updates

Posted on: August 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Williamson Rd Street Closure

ROANOKE, VA – On Wednesday, August 17, the northbound and southbound lanes for Williamson Rd at Thurston Ave will be closed. This closure is required to allow Western Virginia Water Authority to complete underground utility repairs on Williamson Rd. Williamson Rd traffic will be detoured using Thurston Ave and Sycamore Ave. This closure and detour will be in effect from 8 AM to 5 PM. Please plan for increased travel times and follow the established detour.

Contact Persons:

WVWA - (540) 853-5700

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