Inside what caused the Afton Mountain rock slide
College of William & Mary structural geology professor Christopher “Chuck” Bailey joins the show to discuss the factors that caused the Afton Mountain rock slide.
More on the rock slide
- A mass movement in the Blue Ridge
- VDOT mobilizing contractors to stabilize slope, clear rock slide on U.S. 250 on Afton Mountain
U.S. 250 will likely be closed for weeks while excavation and stabilization is done between Route 6 east of the summit of Afton Mountain and Route 750 just west of the Rockfish Gap Country Store.