ROANOKE, VA – VDOT is currently working on major repairs to the I-581 bridge over Orange Avenue. Among other items, this work involves replacing one of the outside girders, which will require the complete closure of Orange Avenue. This work is expected to occur this Saturday night into Sunday morning, Jan. 14 into Jan. 15, from 11:00pm until 6:00am. During this period, Orange Avenue under the I-581 bridge will be closed to all traffic.
This work will require detours for some of the interstate ramps. Variable message boards have been placed in advance to advice motorists as have detour signs that will be uncovered during the work.
This work is weather dependent and may need to be postponed at the last minute.