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Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
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LYN-10-094

July 13, 2010



TRAFFIC BEING DETOURED ON US 60 IN AMHERST COUNTY
Road blocked by truck incident

LYNCHBURG—Westbound traffic on US 60 near Route 716, Moss Rock Road, is being detoured while eastbound traffic is being turned around on the roadway following an n incident involving a truck loaded with logs closed both lanes of US 60 in Amherst County to traffic.

Motorists traveling westbound on US 60 are being detoured via Route 635 to VA 130 West, on to US 501 North and back to US 60 West. US 60 East traffic is being turned around at the accident scene with the assistance from Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews. 

It is estimated that the road will remain closed for several hours and motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.

For up-to-date information on this and other real-time traffic situations, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.

 



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