Nelson County, Virginia
6:30 PM – Paula Jones VDOT Lynchburg : Crews are finishing and opening the roadway now at Brents Gap on Route 151 in Nelson.”
Freezing rain in the higher elevations of Nelson County has caused trees to come down taking powerlines with them.
As of 2 P.M. Thursday afternoon Brents Gap was still blocked as crews worked to clear the road and fix the powerlines.
Anyone traveling 151 south of Devils Backbone will need to use and alternate route until the roadway has been cleared.
Wintergreen Police also alerted residents there to be aware of falling trees in their area due to ice covering them.