Lou Hatter 434-529-6314
Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
May 16, 2014
RT. 20 CLOSED SOUTH OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
Pipe failure near intersection of Avon St. Ext.; motorists should avoid area if possible
CULPEPER — Route 20 (Scottsville Road) is closed in both directions south of Charlottesville near the intersection of Route 742 (Avon Street Extended) due to a pipe failure and resulting flood damage.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is working with local police to establish a detour. Where possible, motorists are advised to use an alternate route.
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