Delays expected near VA-WV line tonight 8/17

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Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 81 near the Virginia-West Virginia line may experience traffic delays this week with pavement repair scheduled in West Virginia.

The first work period will take place in the overnight tonight Aug. 17 from midnight to 6 am with minimal delays expected.

The second work period will begin at 6 pm on Wed. Aug. 17 until midday Thurs. Aug. 18  with significant delays anticipated.

Drivers entering 81 from exit 323 will come to a complete stop before entering the interstate.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will monitor traffic backups and may recommend alternate routes if necessary.

Alternate routes may include Route 37 to 522 northbound or connecting to Route 340 from Route 7 or I-66.

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Intermittent closures for Route 522

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Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will start intermittent closures of Route 522 South throughout the day on Monday.

Contractors will be unloading steel girders at Opequon Creek Bridge.

The work will shut down 522 for approximately 15 minutes each time.

The stoppages will be between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m..

Motorists may consider taking alternate routes between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m..

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