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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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STA21-071

May 19, 2021



EASTBOUND I-64 CLOSED IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY DUE TO TRACTOR TRAILER CRASH

STAUNTON – (9:10 a.m.) A crash involving two tractor trailers has blocked both eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 in Alleghany County. The crash was reported shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday (May 19) near mile marker 25 in the Clifton Forge area. Cleanup and recovery efforts are under way, but eastbound I-64 is expected to remain closed for several hours.

Eastbound I-64 traffic detours at exit 24 (Clifton Forge) and follows Route 60 Business east to rejoin the interstate at the exit 27 interchange. Motorists should expect major delays in this area.

For updated traffic alerts and travel information, dial 511 or go to http://www.511Virginia.org. The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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