Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
April 15, 2014
VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT: RAIN CREATES DRIVING HAZARDS
LYNCHBURG – There are reports of downed trees, flooding and washed out roads in portions of the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) this morning.
A small rock slide is being reported on Route 56 in Nelson County, while potential washouts are reported on Route 700 in Campbell County and Route 729 in Pittsylvania County. In addition, a number of trees have been reported in roadways across several counties in the south-central portion of the state, including Amherst and Pittsylvania counties.
VDOT crews are responding and will continue to monitor and address the conditions.
Motorists should slow down, use caution and be alert.
The Lynchburg District consists of the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward.
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