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Update: Ivy Road open after fallen tree, downed power lines cleared

Crystal Graham
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Image courtesy County of Albemarle Police and Fire Rescue Departments

Updated, 10:51 a.m.

The road is now open. Drivers are still encouraged to use caution in the area.

 

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U.S. 250/Ivy Road in Albemarle County near West Leigh Drive is closed due to a fallen tree and downed power lines.

An extended closure is expected, according to a news release from the County of Albemarle Police and Fire Rescue departments.

Drivers should avoid the area.

Drivers may check 511virginia.org for current road conditions.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.