Traffic alert: Elm Avenue bridge project to impact I-581 this week

VDOT-LogoFrom VDOT:   Work to place structural steel on the bridge over Interstate 581 at Elm Avenue will cause several traffic impacts on weeknights this week starting Monday, Oct. 27.  A large crane will be brought in to lower the steel into place. The traffic impacts are anticipated as follows:

 

On Monday, Oct. 27, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., southbound I-581/Route 220 Expressway traffic will be detoured off the interstate to use the ramps at Elm Avenue to return to I-581/Route 220 Expressway.  Eastbound Elm Avenue will be closed from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m.  Westbound Elm Avenue will be reduced to one lane from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

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On Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., northbound I-581/Route 220 Expressway traffic will be detoured off the interstate to use the ramps at Elm Avenue to return to I-581.  Eastbound Elm Avenue will be closed from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m.  Westbound Elm Avenue will be reduced to one lane from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

On Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., southbound I-581/Route 220 Expressway traffic will be detoured off the interstate to use the ramps at Elm Avenue to return to I-581/Route 220 Expressway.

 

On Thursday, Oct. 30, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., northbound I-581/Route 220 Expressway traffic will be detoured off the interstate to use the ramps at Elm Avenue to return to I-581.

 

Elm Avenue drivers will need to seek alternate routes during the closures.  Drivers on I-581/Route 220 Expressway should expect delays and use caution.

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