Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
June 20, 2014
HEAVY RAINS CLOSE PORTION OF ROUTE 39 IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
STAUNTON – (11:40 p.m.) Heavy rains early this evening have closed a portion of Route 39 in Rockbridge County. Route 39 is washed out between Route 780 (Brattons Run) on the western end of Route 39 to Route 623 (Farm House Lane) on the eastern end of Route 39.
Westbound Route 39 traffic should take Route 11 south in the Lexington area to Interstate 64 west to exit 43 onto Route 780 to Route 39.
Eastbound Route 39 traffic should take Route 780 to I-64 east to exit 55 onto Route 11 to Route 39.
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