U.S. 460 closed nightly beginning July 10

Alternating lanes of the U.S. 460 bypass from Southgate Drive north to Exit 5 (South Main Street) will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. nightly beginning the week of July 10, (weather permitting), until work placing the bridge beams for the new Southgate interchange is completed. Traffic will be detoured through the Corporate Research Center along Research Center Drive.

*West Rte. 460 will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, July 10 and July 11 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. The instructions for the Route 460 West detour is noted below.

*East Rte. 460 will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, July 12 and July 13 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. The instructions for the East Rte. 460 Detour is also noted below.

There will be numerous slow roll operations will be utilized on Route 460 West between the hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. during this road closure in order to move the beams to the off-loading location at the bridges.

Route 460 West detour:
From Christiansburg – Business 460:
Turn left onto Industrial Park Road
Turn right at the next traffic signal onto Research Center Drive.
Follow Research Center Drive to Southgate Drive.
Turn left on Southgate Drive toward Route 460.
Turn right onto Route 460 West.
*Detour signs will direct traffic along the detour.

From Christiansburg – Route 460 West:

Take Exit 5AB off of Route 460 West.
Take Exit 5B to Industrial Park Road
Turn left onto Industrial Park Road
Go straight at the traffic signal at South Main Street
Turn right at next traffic signal onto Research Center Drive
Follow Research Center Drive to Southgate Drive.
Turn left on Southgate Drive toward Route. 460.
Turn right onto Route 460 West toward Pearisburg.

*Detour signs will direct traffic along the detour.
Access ramps closed:

Right turn lane to on ramp to Route 460 West from Research Center Drive.
On ramp from Industrial Park Road to Route 460 West.
Ramp to Pearisburg from Business 460 West.
Road Closed:

Route 460 West at Exit 5AB
Route 460 East Detour:
Route 460 East will be closed east of the Southgate Drive intersection.
Traffic will be reduced to one lane into left turn lane west of Southgate Drive traffic signal
Turn left on Southgate Drive.
Turn right on Research Center Drive at intersection of Beamer Way and Southgate Drive.
Follow Detour Signs to Route 460 East