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Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Paula.Jones@vdot.virginia.gov

LYN-10-129

Oct. 27, 2010



US 60 CLOSED DUE TO TRACTOR TRAILER INCIDENT

LYNCHBURG – Motorists who use Route 60 (Lexington Turnpike) in Amherst County should expect delays this afternoon. 

A tractor trailer traveling in the vicinity of Route 715 (Burley Hollow Road) snagged the power lines.  Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews and other emergency providers are on the scene and have closed the road until further notice.

Motorists are currently being detoured via Route 778 (Lowesville Road). 

For the latest real-time traffic information, please call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.

 



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