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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA09-093

April 30, 2009



ALL LANES OPEN AT I-64 VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY

STAUNTON – The right lane is now open on Interstate 64, westbound at mile marker 27 in Alleghany County. Both westbound lanes were closed early this morning due to a vehicle accident including two tractor trailers. Back ups were minimal throughout the day.

This location is between exit 27 at Route 60/220/629 (Clifton Forge/Iron Gate Exit) and exit 24 at Route 60/220/384 (Clifton Forge/Dabney Lancaster Community College).

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.

Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.


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