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In Spite Of New Signs - 2 Trucks Block Reeds Gap Again On Thursday

In Spite Of New Signs – 2 Trucks Block Reeds Gap Again On Thursday

[ 0 ] October 30, 2020

Reeds Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Near The Nelson-Augusta County Line, VA By Tommy Stafford If you’re keeping count, this makes 6, yes, 6, semi trucks in the past 10 days that have gotten stuck and blocked the area near Reeds Gap on Route 664 where it crosses the Blue Ridge Parkway. The latest happened Thursday […]

Reeds Gap - Day 3, Yet Another Semi Blocks Road : And A Historical Look Back

Reeds Gap – Day 3, Yet Another Semi Blocks Road : And A Historical Look Back

[ 0 ] October 24, 2020

Near Reeds Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson-Augusta County, VA Line By Tommy Stafford (some editorial content included) On Friday yet another semi tractor trailer blocked Route 664 near Reeds Gap. This is the forth big rig this week to get stuck there and block the roadway. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday law enforcement and  emergency crews […]

Nelson : Day Two. Another Semi Blocks / Closes Down Reeds Gap (NOW OPEN)

Nelson : Day Two. Another Semi Blocks / Closes Down Reeds Gap (NOW OPEN)

[ 0 ] October 22, 2020

Photo courtesy of Wintergreen Fire & Rescue : Another semi, this time a tanker, blocks Reeds Gap on Route 664 near the Nelson-Augusta County line early Thursday morning. October 22, 2020 Reeds Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Near the Nelson-Augusta County Line By Tommy Stafford For the second day in a row another semi has blocked […]

Nelson : Another Day, Another Semi(s) Stuck On Reeds Gap

Nelson : Another Day, Another Semi(s) Stuck On Reeds Gap

[ 0 ] October 21, 2020

Reeds Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Near the Nelson / Augusta County Line By Tommy Stafford For years we’ve been telling you about the problem with semi trucks getting stuck on mountain crossings here in Nelson. Lately that number seems to be on the increase. Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets says it’s easily been […]

Nelson / Augusta : Icy Conditions Closing Some Roadways

Nelson / Augusta : Icy Conditions Closing Some Roadways

[ 0 ] November 17, 2019

    Reeds Gap Near the Nelson / Augusta County Line By Tommy Stafford As of 8:15 AM Sunday morning law enforcement and rescue crews report numerous accidents on the west side of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Reeds Gap. The roadway is now closed on the west side of the parkway down to Mt, […]

Cold & Rainy Down Below - Icy Up In The Mountains

Cold & Rainy Down Below – Icy Up In The Mountains

[ 0 ] February 12, 2019

Nelson County, Virginia Most folks in the lowlands down below just saw a cold rain on Tuesday. But if you were in the higher elevations there was plenty of ice. Those living along and near the BRP and Skyline Drive saw more than their share. Most of the freezing precip comes to an end after […]

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees - Closes Roads

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees – Closes Roads

[ 0 ] November 16, 2018

Near Wintergreen Nelson / Augusta County, Virginia Many roads across the area remained closed Friday morning after an ice storm hit area. Most locations affected were in the higher elevations in places like Wintergreen and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. However, locations on the western side of the parkway were hit hard. Waynesboro has numerous […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

[ 1 ] November 11, 2018

Blue Ridge Parkway Near Love Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim press release from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: “On 11/11/18 at 9:50 AM Wintergreen Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a possible foot fracture at the Reeds Gap access to the Appalachian Trail. Upon arrival crews were met by a hiker who informed them the accident actually […]

TRAFFIC ALERTS FOR AUGUST 13-17, 2018 (Culpeper & Staunton VDOT Districts)

TRAFFIC ALERTS FOR AUGUST 13-17, 2018 (Culpeper & Staunton VDOT Districts)

[ 0 ] August 12, 2018

      TRAFFIC ALERT FOR AUGUST 13-17, 2018 Highway Work Zones in the Staunton District The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley:  Alleghany, Bath, […]

The Fenton Inn Near Wintergreen Opens - We've Got The Pics!

The Fenton Inn Near Wintergreen Opens – We’ve Got The Pics!

[ 1 ] August 18, 2016

Near Wintergreen Route 664 Close To Reeds Gap Nelson County, Virginia After more than 3 years of work Will and Lilia Fenton’s dream of opening The Fenton Inn has come true. This past Wednesday evening the couple held an open house at the inn that is reminiscent of a “Stylish European Village.” The village style […]

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