Central Virginia Blue Ridge
A succession of tractor trailer accidents shut down I-64 and later I-81. The first happened on Afton Mountain along I-64 Thursday morning.
— CBS19 ABC16 FOX27 (@Newsplex) February 18, 2016
— James Gilbert (@JamesCBS19) February 18, 2016
TRAFFIC IS MOVING AGAIN ON I-64
Detour lifted but crash recovery is still underway; motorists should keep right… https://t.co/bv2EHMoOJi
— BlueRidgeLife (@BlueRidgeLife) February 18, 2016
Then later in the day another tractor trailer accident shut down I-81 northbound near around the 192.3 mile marker in Rockbridge County. As of late Thursday the cleanup was still underway.
Crews from Robert Young's towing and recovery cutting guard rail so the tuck can be moved. I-81 NB 192.5 pic.twitter.com/LJG29A9HsV
— Robert Foresman (@RockbridgeEM) February 18, 2016
Finally later another trucker decided to take route 664 over Reid’s Gap near Wintergreen Resort. The truck got hung and as 7PM Thursday night the road was still blocked.
— Nelson County Life (@nelsoncountylif) February 18, 2016
@BlueRidgeLife made us turn back towards lyndhurst so they get could back tractor trailer down mtn
— BNPeters (@DeathToIvy) February 18, 2016