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Aug. 3, 2018



ROAD CLOSING UPDATE – 3 PM

LYNCHBURG-As of 3 p.m., roads are closed in Campbell and Halifax counties due to heavy rain yesterday and continued precipitation today.

In Campbell County, portions of Rainbow Forest Drive at Jefferson Drive, Jefferson Drive at Rainbow Forest Drive and Oak Trail at Rainbow Forest Drive are closed due to downed power lines.    Alum Springs Road from Bedford line to New London Drive, Town Fork Road from Austin Mill Road to Abbey Place/Turkey Foot Road, and Yellowstone Drive from Indian Ridge Drive to Westridge Circle remain flooded. In addition, Greenwell Court is closed near Timberlake Road due to washout.

In Halifax County, Route 716, Falkland Road is closed from Coleman Road to N Nichols Fery Trail due to flooding.      

Updates are available by calling 511 or viewing closure information on 511virgina.org. Select the pulldown menu next to Text Views and your location.

More rain is forecast this afternoon and evening and additional closures may occur.



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