Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Dec. 13, 2014
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 220 CLOSED IN EAGLE ROCK AREA OF BOTETOURT COUNTY
SALEM – An incident involving a tractor-trailer hauling a hazardous material has closed Route 220 northbound and southbound in the area of Eagle Rock by Route 662 (El Burnell Road) nine miles north of Fincastle. All traffic traveling north and south on Route 220 is being re-routed back to Interstate 81.
Accident responders are on scene and currently working in the area. It is estimated that it may be six to eight hours before lanes are re-opened.
Local drivers should expect delays and use caution approaching the area. All other traffic should avoid the area and seek alternate routes.
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