ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says a ramp and a lane will be closed on Interstate 81 at mile marker 137 near Salem starting on Wednesday, Nov. 30 for construction.

VDOT reports the southbound right lane on Interstate 81 will close at 7 p.m. on Wednesday for overnight road paving. The ramp on exit 137 that leads onto Wildwood Road will also close during this time. VDOT says road paving will occur between southbound exits 137 and 141.

They say drivers can expect the southbound lane and exit 137 ramps to reopen on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 a.m. Drivers traveling this route should expect delays in this area.