Emergency removal of an overhead sign on southbound Interstate 81 in Botetourt County will impact traffic starting at approximately 6 p.m. today (Wednesday).  Drivers should be aware of the following traffic impacts:

  • The I-81 Exit 150A off-ramp leading from southbound I-81 onto southbound Route 220 will be closed.  Southbound I-81 traffic can use Exit 156 (Troutville) onto southbound Route 11 to reach southbound Route 220.
  • The right lane of southbound Interstate 81 will be closed at mile marker 150.

No exact timeframe for removing the sign has been established.  For traffic updates, visit www.511Virginia.org.