Flooding closes intersection of U.S. 501 and U.S. 58, causes detours in South Boston

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Until the U.S. 501/58 intersection reopens, detours have been put in place due to flooding in South Boston. (Map: Courtesy VDOT)

Until the U.S. 501/58 intersection reopens, detours have been put in place due to flooding in South Boston. (Map: Courtesy VDOT)

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Transportation has implemented detours at the intersection of U.S. Route 501 and U.S. Route 58 in South Boston until floodwaters recede from the area.

According to VDOT, motorists from the east will follow this detour:

  • Turn right from U.S. 58 onto Route 658, Turbeville Road;
  • Continue on Route 658, which turns into Cluster Springs Road;
  • Turn left onto U.S. 501, Huell Matthews Highway;
  • Turn right onto Route 744, E Hyco Road;
  • Turn left onto Route 743, Ponderosa Road;
  • Turn right onto Route 742, Alphonse Dairy Road; and
  • Turn right onto U.S. 58, Bill Tuck Highway.

Meanwhile, motorists from the west can follow this detour:

  • Turn left from U.S. 58 onto Route 742, Alphonse Dairy Road;
  • Turn right onto Route 742, Ponderosa Road;
  • Turn left onto U.S. 501, Huell Matthews Highway;
  • Turn right onto Route 658, Cluster Springs Road;
  • Turn right onto Route 708, Cedar Grove Road; and
  • Turn left onto U.S. 58, Phillpott Road.

Check back with WFXR News for updates on this traffic situation.

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