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Several local roads closed due to downed trees and flooding

Blue Ridge Parkway: Starting at 8:00 p.m. Friday, the entire Blue Ridge Parkway will be closed, according to a post on the National Park Service website. The Peaks of Otter Lodge will remain open, but accessible only by VA-43. The Pigsah Inn, located in Canton, NC, is also an acception to this notice. Otherwise, the entire 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway is closed in anticipation of rain and wind from the remnants of Hurricane Florence. This closure includes pedestrian and bicycle traffic. Read the entire notice here.

Closure information below is from Virginia 511 website unless otherwise noted.

Roanoke County: Rt. 744 from Bottom Creek Rd. to US 221 is closed due to washout, as of 2:42 p.m. Sunday.

Rt. 1541 Hunting Hills Dr. is closed due to a downed tree as of 10:04 p.m. Sunday.

Rt. 1867 Verndale Rd. is closed due to a downed tree as of 10:04 p.m. Sunday.

Bland County: Rt. 604 at Walkers Creek Rd. Traffic blocked in both directions due to a downed tree as of Sunday at 11:02 a.m.

Rt. 640 is closed from Byrnes Chapel Rd., due to a downed tree, as of Sunday at 6:21 p.m.

Botetourt County: Rt. 675 Glebe Rd. is blocked by a downed tree, as of 8:49 p.m. Sunday.

Carroll County: I-77 is experiencing high winds

Rt. 631, Rt. 608, Rt. 690, Rt. 692, and Rt. 826 are blocked by  downed trees as of 9:25 p.m. Sunday.

Floyd County: Rt. 683 Floyd County Road is closed from Floyd Hwy; to Merlin Spring Ln NE due to flooding as of Sunday at 1:52 p.m.

Franklin County: Rt. 929 at Briar Mountain Rd, from Briar Mountain Rd to Fishburn Mountain Rd., is closed due to flooding as of Sunday at 4:18 p.m.

Rt. 728 is closed due to flooding as of 9:04 p.m. Sunday.

Rt. 756 is closed due to flooding as of Sunday at 9:04 p.m.

Rt. 655  at Morgan Clay Drive is closed due to washout as of Sunday at 7:28 p.m.

Rt. 640 at the Floyd/Franklin Co. line is closed due to a downed tree as of Sunday at 9:04 p.m.

Grayson County: Rt. 632 near Little River Rd. is closed due to flooding, as of 9:37 p.m. Sunday.

Rt. 785 (Fishers Gap Rd.) is closed due to a downed tree, as of 9:37 p.m. Sunday.

Martinsville/Henry County: Rt. 688 (J S Holland Rd) is closed at George Taylor Rd. due to a downed tree, as of Sunday at 12:33 p.m.

Rt. 640 and Rt. 725 are closed due to downed trees as of Sunday at 9:24 p.m.

Rt. 831 (Fairmont Dr.) is closed due to a downed tree as of Sunday at 7:32 p.m.

Montgomery County: Rt. 1255 from Rt. 681 to Rt. 723, is closed due to a downed tree as of 9:41 p.m. Sunday.

Rt. 706 and Rt. 755 are closed due to flooding as of Sunday at 9:41 p.m.

Pittsylvania County: 

Rt. 637 (Jacobs Rd), from Roark Mill Rd. to Shula Dr., is closed due to flooding as of 4:50 p.m. Sunday.

Rt. 781, from Rt. 626 (Museville Rd.) to VA-40, is closed due to a downed tree as of 6:39 p.m. Sunday.

Wythe County: Routes  650 and 749 are impassable due to flooding, as of Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

 

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