Crashes, downed trees lead to road closures around southwest and central Virginia

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(WFXR) — Whether from vehicle crashes or downed trees, a number of road closures have been announced by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) following the overnight snowfall in southwest and central Virginia.

Here is a list of the current crashes and road closures being reported by VDOT as of 1:22 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28:

Alleghany County

All northbound and southbound lanes are closed on Route 606 from Sulphur Spring Road/City Route 3551/Clifton Forge town line to Mcgraw Gap Road/Route 606/Bath and Alleghany county line due to ice.

Amherst County

All northbound and southbound lanes are closed on Route 615/Peters Hollow Road from Matohe Road/Route 643 to Lexington Turnpike/U.S. Route 60 due to a tree down.

Bland County

All northbound and southbound lanes are closed on Route 608/Price Ridge Road at Burtons Pond Road/Route 607 due to a tree down.

Botetourt County

All eastbound lanes are closed on Route 779/Catawba Road at Haymakertown Road/Route 600 due to a tree down.

Campbell County

All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed on Route 681/Old Plantation Drive from Lynchburg Highway/U.S. Route 460 West to Lynchburg Highway/U.S. Route 460 East due to a tree down.

All eastbound and westbound lanes on Route 628/Bishop Creek Road at Bedford Highway/Route 43 are considered impassable because of snow/ice.

All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed on Route 626/Powell Road at Dearing Ford Road/Route 712 due to a tree down.

Carroll County

All northbound and southbound lanes are closed on Route 742/Oak Grove Road from Oak Grove Road/Route 740 to Corinth Road/Oak Grove Road/Route 740/Route 847 due to a tree down.

All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed on Route 638 at Old Mill Road/Route 631 due to a tree down.

Franklin County

All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed on Route 678/Northridge Road at Idlewood Road/Route 677 due to a tree down

Grayson County:

All eastbound lanes are closed on Route 274/Riverside Drive from Grayson Parkway/U.S. Route 221 North/U.S. Route 58 East to Riverside Drive/Scenic Road/Route 94 due to a tree down.

Halifax County

All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed on Route 669 from Evergreen Road/Melon Road/Route 669/Pittsylvania and Halifax county line to Buffalo Road/Evergreen Road/Route 640 due to a tree down.

Henry County

Lane closures are in place on U.S. Route 58 West near Sandy River Road/Route 614 due to a vehicle crash.

Pittsylvania County

All eastbound lanes are closed on Route 57/Halifax Road from South Main Street/U.S. Route 29 Business to Fairview Road/Route 703 due to powerlines down. Those downed power lines have also closed all westbound lanes on Route 57/Halifax Road from Reid Street/Route 1408/Route 57 East to Fairview Road/Route 703.

All eastbound lanes are closed on Route 886/Gandy Road at Brandon Road/Route 687 due to a tree down.

All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed on U.S. Route 58 near Oakwood Drive/Route 722 due to a vehicle crash.

Wythe County

All northbound and southbound lanes are closed on Route 813/Sheffey School Road at Piney Mountain Road/Route 640 due to a tree down.

For the road conditions in your area, check out VDOT’s online traffic map.

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