June 4, 2009

Traffic detour established, closure estimated to last at least 3 hours

CULPEPER – Route 29 southbound is closed approximately one mile north of Ruckersville, near Route 633 (Dairy Road) in Greene County due to a crash involving a truck. The truck has spilled its load and is blocking all southbound lanes. The closure is expected to last at least three hours as emergency responders work to remove the truck.

A detour has been established using Route 609, taking traffic south to Route 33, where motorists are routed back onto Route 29. Significant delays are reported in the area and motorists are advised to avoid that section of Route 29. Motorists planning to travel south through Greene County this morning on Route 29 should use alternate routes.

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