Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
April 10, 2012
WILDFIRE CAUSING LOW VISIBILITY ON PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 64 IN ALLEGHANY
STAUNTON – A wildfire next to Interstate 64 eastbound lanes at mile marker 40.9 in Alleghany County is causing low visibility. Motorists in this area should use extreme caution as they drive through this region.
This location is between exit 43 at Route 780 near Goshen and the George Washington National Forest in Rockbridge County and exit 35 at Route 269 and Route 850 near Longdale Furnace in Alleghany County.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.
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