TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 220 pipe failure in Alleghany County - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 220 pipe failure in Alleghany County

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VDOT news release

A portion of Route 220 in Alleghany County is closed for emergency repairs to a drainage pipe under the road.

The affected area is about three miles north of the Covington city limits.

Route 220 will be closed between Routes 684 and 640, and detours will direct drivers around the work zone.

Flooding over the past 24 hours caused the pipe failure.

The repairs are expected to take several days.  All work is weather permitting.

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