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Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Paula.Jones@vdot.virginia.gov

LYN-11-066

July 15, 2011



US 60 CLOSED IN AMHERST COUNTY
Motorists encouraged to use alternate routes

LYNCHBURG – An incident involving a tractor trailer hauling wood has blocked US 60 in both directions near Route 631, Mount Pleasant Road, in Amherst County.

Emergency response crews, including Virginia State Police and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are on the scene.  

The road is closed during the clean up effort and there is no detour in place.  Motorists should seek alternate routes. 

For the latest real-time traffic information, please call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.



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