TRAFFIC ALERT: Alternating lane closures begin Tuesday night in Salem

POSTED: 06:34 PM EDT Sep 24, 2013    UPDATED: 06:51 PM EDT Sep 24, 2013 
SALEM, Va. -

A traffic alert for drivers in Salem.

Starting Tuesday night, give yourself a few extra minutes if you're traveling on West Main Street.

Alternating lane closures will begin at 6:30 p.m. and finish at 5:30 in the morning Tuesday through Thursday.

Crews are installing a new pipe.

The 22.6 million dollar project is expected to finish next spring.