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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, […]

Tractor Trailer Crashes Tie Up Traffic On Area Roads

Tractor Trailer Crashes Tie Up Traffic On Area Roads

[ 0 ] February 18, 2016

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. #TrafficAlert – @511northwestva reports a tractor trailer crash at mm103 on Afton Mt. Left westbound lane closed. pic.twitter.com/kpIFgx00n1 — CBS19 ABC16 FOX27 (@Newsplex) February 18, 2016 @Newsplex #accident on […]

The Blue Ridge Parkway Road Report Is Back For Winter

The Blue Ridge Parkway Road Report Is Back For Winter

[ 0 ] December 6, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Who could ever forget the winter of 2009-2010? We sure haven’t! Regardless of the winter in the valley, it can be brutal up in the mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway. So just how do you know if it’s open between the gates or not? You check our our […]

Blue Ridge Parkway A Long Way From Clearing : 2.22.10

Blue Ridge Parkway A Long Way From Clearing : 2.22.10

[ 1 ] February 22, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Lots of locals and many visitors use the Blue Ridge Parkway as a means of getting around a little quicker, even in the winter months when it’s open. The BRP hasn’t been open very much since the December 19th snow that dumped 2 feet and then some along the […]