Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
Oct. 27, 2011
RT. 250 AND RT. 22 CLOSED AT SHADWELL
Both roads expected to remain closed through rush hour due to tractor-trailer crash
CULPEPER – Route 250 (Richmond Road) and Route 22 (Louisa Road) are both closed at their intersection at Shadwell due to a crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer truck. The cleanup is expected to take at least five hours and both Route 250 and Route 22 will be closed until the truck is removed.
Motorists should avoid traveling Route 250 east from the Interstate 64 interchange at Pantops Mountain or Route 22 south of Keswick through the afternoon. Significant traffic backups are already reported on Route 250 and motorists should use alternate routes. The Virginia Department of Transportation is on the scene assisting with traffic control and cleanup from the crash.
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