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LYN-09-112

July 23, 2009



PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY BRIDGE DAMAGED IN ACCIDENT
Route 863 Bridge struck


LYNCHBURG— Motorists should use caution and expect delays if using Route 863 (R and L Smith Drive) in Pittsylvania County today. Lane closures are likely from Route 744 North to Route 745 North/South due to bridge damage.

The concrete railing of the bridge over the railroad was damaged during a multi-vehicle accident around 6:00 a.m. today.

A further inspection of the bridge is scheduled for today and repairs will start as soon as possible. No additional details are available at this time.

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