Login | Register Staff Directory | Advertise | Subscribe | About Us
Welcome to Fauquier.com
News from Gainesville Times and Prince William Times
Advanced Search

Just in for Culpeper at 1:25 p.m.: Tractor-trailer accident closes parts of Route 522

CULPEPER — Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) is closed near its intersection with Route 20 (Constitution Highway) in Orange County due to a tractor-trailer accident.

The truck, which was hauling plants, is overturned and is blocking the northbound and southbound travel lanes. The Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia State Police, local police and fire and rescue are on the scene and have closed the road. The closure is likely to last two hours or more.

A detour has been established for motorists. Those traveling northbound should use Route 20 to Route 621 (Pine Stake Road) to Route 522 north. Southbound motorists will use Route 617 (Everona Road) to Route 20 to Route 522 south.

Real-time road conditions and weather forecasts are available on VDOT’s traffic and travel Web site, www.511Virginia.org. The site also has live traffic camera images for many major highways, including Interstate 64, I-66 and Routes 29 and 250 in Central Virginia. Motorists can call 511 from any telephone in Virginia for road and traffic conditions on all major highways in the state. Call 1-800-367-7623 24 hours a day to report highway-related problems or request information about Virginia’s highways.




More Local News

Big changes are coming to I-95

Easter at Rippon Lodge

Board and Council hear about need for jail expansion

COLUMN:Virginia Afield - A Lake Anna field trip

Prince William Reader’s Choice awards Second- and third-place winners

Clean eating - Bristow group offers whole-food cooking help

Woman robbed at Potomac Mills

Mount Pleasant readies site plan for rebuilt church

Hylton sluggers top Potomac for tourney title

Local police participate in prescription drug take-back day

Cappies review Woodbridge Senior High School’s ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Pescott open house held to raise funds for Habitat


seal Click here to see the winners of the Prince William Readers Choice contest.

Stay
Connected


Follow Us
on Twitter

News | Sports

Like Us
on Facebook

News & Sports

Subscribe
via RSS

News

Join Our
Email List

Sign up for
weekly updates