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Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
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CULP-40967

June 4, 2009



ROUTE 29 SOUTH REMAINS CLOSED IN GREENE COUNTY
Crash cleanup will continue into the afternoon; motorists should use alternate

CULPEPER – Route 29 southbound remains closed approximately one mile north of Ruckersville, near Route 633 (Dairy Road) in Greene County due to a crash involving a truck. The truck, which was hauling fruit, spilled its load and is blocking all southbound lanes. The road is expected to be closed into the afternoon as emergency responders and tow operators work to remove the truck.

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

For real-time information this incident, other traffic conditions and weather dial 511 from any telephone in Virginia. Before you leave check 511 on the Web at www.511Virginia.org. Information includes traffic conditions, weather forecasts and live traffic cameras on many major highways, including I-64 and Route 29 in the Charlottesville area.



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