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Update: Eastbound I-64 in Alleghany County reopens tractor trailer crash

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Wednesday, 1:11 p.m. The left lane of eastbound Interstate 64 has reopened in Alleghany County following a Wednesday morning crash involving two tractor trailers near mile marker 25.

The detour at exit 24 (Clifton Forge) has been lifted. The right lane of eastbound I-64 remains closed due to cleanup operations, and motorists should be alert for potential delays in this area.

 

Wednesday, 9:23 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 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 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 my.vdot.virginia.gov. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. Follow VDOT on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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


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