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March 29, 2013
ROUTE 6 CLOSED AT ESMONT DUE TO ACCIDENT
Detour has been established for motorists
CULPEPER — Route 6 (Irish Road) is closed at Route 753 (Paces Store Road) in the Esmont area of Albemarle County due to a two-vehicle accident.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is assisting with traffic control and has established a detour taking westbound motorists from Route 6 onto Route 715 (Esmont Road) to Route 627 (Porters Road) and back to Route 6. Eastbound motorists will reverse the detour.
Local police and fire personnel are on the scene and estimate the closure will stay in place until 8 p.m.
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