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Weekend Events Snarl Traffic Along Routes 151 & 664 In Nelson

Photos Courtesy of Kim Chappell : Traffic was at a standstill Saturday afternoon - August 23, 2014 along Route 151 & 664 headed toward Wintergreen as two separate events drawing thousands were happening. [1]

Photos Courtesy of Kim Chappell : Traffic was at a standstill Saturday afternoon – August 23, 2014 along Routes 151 & 664 headed toward Wintergreen as two separate events drawing thousands were happening.

Beech Grove / Wintergreen
Nelson County, VA

Drivers along Route 151 and 664 had a slow go, sometimes a no go on Saturday while the Spartan 2014 event was taking place up at Wintergreen along with the Virginia Craft Brewers festival at Devils Backbone in the valley in Beech Grove.

Cars and buses eventually got stuck in a field adjacent to Route 664 in Beech Grove where the staging area was for the Spartan race. [2]

Cars and buses eventually got stuck in a field adjacent to Route 664 in Beech Grove where the staging area was for the Spartan race.

Due to the muddy conditions in the parking area the buses eventually had to load and unload from Route 664 in Beech Grove. [3]

Due to the muddy conditions in the parking area the buses eventually had to load and unload from Route 664 in Beech Grove.

According to people living in the area, road crews cleaned mud from Route 664 on Sunday to keep traffic flowing safely.