Lou Hatter 434-529-6314
Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
Oct. 30, 2012
32 ROADS REMAIN CLOSED IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews reopening roads as water recedes, debris and power lines are cleared
CULPEPER — At this time, 32 secondary roads are still closed in VDOT’s Culpeper District. Of these, one closure is due to a downed tree, 14 to downed power lines and 17 to high water. The majority of the closures are in Culpeper and Fauquier counties.
VDOT crews have made progress today with cutting downed trees and clearing debris from highways in Central Virginia. Crews in the hardest hit areas will remain on duty overnight, performing cleanup and monitoring roadways for further flooding and other storm-related issues.
Motorists are reminded never to drive through standing or flowing water, and should avoid flood-prone areas.
In addition to the real-time road conditions and weather forecasts on VDOT’s traffic and travel website, www.511Virginia.org, the site also has live traffic camera images for many major highways, including Interstate 64, I-66 and Routes 29 and 250 in Central Virginia. Motorists can call 511 from any telephone in Virginia for road and traffic conditions on all major highways in the state.
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