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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 : Another Semi Accident Closes Parts Of US 29 Southbound Near Lovingston  - Video (Road All Clear 11:45 AM)

Nelson : Another Semi Accident Closes Parts Of US 29 Southbound Near Lovingston – Video (Road All Clear 11:45 AM)

[ 0 ] April 16, 2019

Near Lovingston U.S. 29 Southbound Nelson County, Virginia Updated : 11:45 AM : Roadway is all clear open to normal traffic Updated : 11:05 AM : Crews at the scene say the roadway should be completely cleared within an hour. They were getting ready to load the cab of the truck up at this time. […]

Nelson : Roseland - Early Thursday Semi Truck Accident Slowed Traffic Just North Of Brents Gap (Video)

Nelson : Roseland – Early Thursday Semi Truck Accident Slowed Traffic Just North Of Brents Gap (Video)

[ 0 ] March 28, 2019

Roseland Just North of Brents Gap Route 151 Nelson County, Virginia Yet another tractor trailer accident slowed and sometimes blocked traffic Thursday morning after the truck hauling some type of glass bottles hit boulders sticking out from the mountain. The rocks ripped open the trailer sprilling broken glass all over Route 151. Crews had the […]

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

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

[ 0 ] February 20, 2019

Afton 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 […]

Nelson : Near Brent’s Gap : Another Jackknifed Semi Blocks Route 151 : Update Road Opened 12:35 PM

Nelson : Near Brent’s Gap : Another Jackknifed Semi Blocks Route 151 : Update Road Opened 12:35 PM

[ 0 ] December 21, 2017

Near Brent’s Gap Route 151 – Nelson County, VA Just before noon Thursday traffic is blocked on Route 151 near Brent’s Gap die to another jackknifed tractor trailer. Updates as we have them. But plan alternate route for now.

Nelson : Tractor Trailer & Car Crash At Route 151 & Route 6 (River Road) Causing Traffic Delays

Nelson : Tractor Trailer & Car Crash At Route 151 & Route 6 (River Road) Causing Traffic Delays

[ 0 ] October 20, 2017

Martins Store Nelson County, Virginia A mid afternoon crash Friday backed up traffic for a considerable length of time along Route 151 at the intersection of Route 6 – River Road. According to witnesses there a tractor trailer and a passenger car collided at the intersection. Some injuries were reported, but the extent of those […]

Traffic Alert : Nelson - Semi Accident On Brents  -  Now Open 6:35 PM

Traffic Alert : Nelson – Semi Accident On Brents – Now Open 6:35 PM

[ 0 ] June 26, 2017

Near Brents Gap Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Update 6:35 PM Nelson Sheriff David Hill: “ROADWAY IS NOW OPEN!” Update 4:50 PM It’s estimated that it will take about another 2 hours at least to get roadway open at the accident scene at the top of Brent’s. Update 3:30 PM Wrecker crews are beginning work to […]

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