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News Alert : Nelson : Jackknifed Semi Partially Blocks Route 151 in Afton (Roadway Clear 2:12 PM)


Photos By John & Nancy Hellerman : ©2019 Blue Ridge Magazine : A jackknifed semi rig is just one of many accidents that have been happening acorss the area after a wintry mix of ice and snow hit the area overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. This was around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon on Route 151 in Nelson County near Goodwin Creek. The northbound lane was blocked around that time. February 20, 2019.

Nelson County, Virginia

Updated 2:12 PM – Roadway is now clear and open

The northbound lane of Route 151 near Goodwin Creek (that’s just north of Silverback Distillery and just south of the old Small’s / Patrick Brother’s Grocery) was blocked early Wednesday afternoon when a semi jackknifed at that location. This was just one of several accidents across the area due to ice and snow that fell overnight.


A crew from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue directs traffic around the semi accident on 151 in Afton – Wednesday afternoon – February 20, 2019


The northbound lane of 151 was blocked from the jackknifed semi early Wednesday afternoon – February 20, 2019.

No work on how long the cleanup and delays will be. We will keep you updated as we know.