U.S. 33 lanes to close for bridge work

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The eastbound lanes of U.S. 33 on the Interstate 81 overpass in Harrisonburg will be closed Monday night as the Virginia Department of Transportation’s bridge replacement project continues.

The road will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday until about 5 a.m. Tuesday between Carlton Street and Linda Lane. The ramp from eastbound U.S. 33 to southbound Interstate 81 will remain open.

A detour will be in place for through traffic, using South Carlton and Reservoir streets, Evelyn Byrd Avenue and Burgess Road. VDOT advises motorists on I-81 who need to get to U.S. 33 to use Exit 247B.

All work is weather permitting.