Route 460 reopens after tree blocks road for hours in Bedford County

By Heather Butterworth - Digital Content Producer

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. - UPDATE

Route 460 is now back open. It was closed for over three hours in Bedford County after a tree fell on a power line. 

ORIGINAL STORY

State police are warning drivers about a major traffic issue on Route 460 in Bedford County. 

Route 460 is blocked in both directions near Villamont Road, which is by the Blue Ridge and Montvale area. 

A tree fell on a power line in that area, according to state police. The first report came in shortly before 3 a.m. 

No one was hurt. 

Appalachian Power crews are on the way.

There's no detour set up at this time, and no estimate for when lanes may reopen. 

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