Road Reopens: Route 11 pavement collapses in Botetourt County - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Road Reopens: Route 11 pavement collapses in Botetourt County

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BOTETOURT COUNTY, VA -

Update:

Overnight Route 11 just north of Buchanan in Botetourt county reopened to traffic. That's according to VDOT. It had collapsed because of the heavy rainfall.

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8:59 p.m.

From WSLS 10's Morgan Donnelly, in the field

Repair crews are using a backhoe to dig out the collapsed pavement section on Route 11.

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8:10 p.m.

Route 11 is blocked north of Buchanan in Botetourt County.

According to Buchanan Fire Chief John Manspile, storm debris blocked a culvert, and caused the pavement to collapse.  All lanes have been washed out.

WSLS 10's Morgan Donnelly headed to the scene.

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