Lou Hatter 434-422-9866
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Aug. 6, 2014
ACCIDENT CLOSES WESTBOUND I-64 IN ALBEMARLE COUNTY
CULPEPER – Westbound Interstate 64 is closed near mile marker 128 in Albemarle County, due to a tractor trailer accident that took place about 11 a.m. Both westbound lanes are expected to remain closed until at least 3:30 this afternoon. Traffic is currently backed up about three miles.
Westbound traffic is being detoured off the interstate at exit 129. Drivers will follow Route 616 (Black Cat Road) south and Route 250 west back to the interstate.
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