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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
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SAL 184

May 29, 2012



TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 460 TRAFFIC IMPACTED BY ACCIDENT CLEAN UP IN BEDFORD COUNTY EAST OF MONTVALE

SALEM – Both eastbound lanes of Route 460 in Bedford County just east of Montvale have been closed since last night due to an overturned tanker truck.  The accident occurred near Route 460’s intersection with Route 726 (Wilkerson Mill Road).  The tanker was hauling gasoline.

Traffic on Route 460 is reduced to one lane in each direction and shifted into the westbound lanes.  One eastbound lane and one westbound lane of traffic are open currently.   

This traffic pattern is expected to remain in place this morning and continue into the daytime hours.  Commuters on eastbound and westbound Route 460 between Roanoke and Lynchburg should expect possible delays.

For updates on this incident, visit the website at www.511Virginia.org or dial 511.



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