UPDATE 1:06 p.m.: According to VDOT, U.S. Route 29 is back open following numerous lane closures in Pittsylvania County due to a tractor-trailer crash.
UPDATE 8:44 a.m.: VDOT announced additional closures on U.S. Route 29 in Pittsylvania County following Thursday morning’s tractor-trailer crash.
In addition to shutting down all southbound lanes, crews have also shut down the northbound left lane and left shoulder on U.S. Route 29, allowing southbound traffic to be diverted through the northbound left lane, according to VDOT.
UPDATE 7:58 a.m.: VDOT’s online traffic tracker removed the closure on U.S. Route 220 North in Franklin County right before adding another tractor-trailer crash in Pittsylvania County, this one shutting down U.S. Route 29 South.
VDOT says all southbound lanes are closed on U.S. Route 29 near Dry Fork Road and Route 718. Crews are detouring motorists around the crash site, but delays are expected.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Crews have shut down U.S. Route 220 North in Franklin County following a tractor-trailer crash.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), all northbound lanes are closed on U.S. Route 220 near the Virgil H. Goode Highway ramp.
VDOT says motorists can expect delays.
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