Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
April 11, 2012
ALL LANES HAVE REOPENED ON INTERSTATE 64 IN ALLEGHANY AND ROCKBRIDGE COUNTIES
STAUNTON – (2:15 p.m.) All lanes are open and the detours have been removed on Interstate 64 in portions of Alleghany and Rockbridge counties. Late in the afternoon on April 10 these lanes were closed due to the proximity of a wildfire and smoke to the roadway.
The closures affected the eastbound and westbound lanes of I-64 are closed from exit 29 in Alleghany County at Route 42 and Route 269 near Nicelytown to exit 50 in Rockbridge County at Route 60 and Route 623 near Lexington and Kerrs Creek.
Officials at the scene will continue to evaluate the fire and weather situation for future conditions that may warrant lane closures.
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