WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News

UPDATE: East Rio Road Closed Much of the Day on Sunday

By: Carlos Vergara Email
By: Carlos Vergara Email

February 7, 2010

East Rio Road in Albemarle County was closed Sunday to allow power crews access to downed electric lines.

Albemarle County spokesperson Lee Catlin originally said the road would be closed for as long as six hours, meaning it wouldn't re-open until about 4 p.m., but in a late afternoon phone call to the Newsplex, Catlin said Rio Road wouldn't re-open until at least 10 p.m. Sunday.

Catlin said the road was closed between Melbourne and the Dunlora subdivision. Residents of Dunlora were without power for hours after the storm that ended Saturday brought down electric lines in the area.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 83754272 - newsplex.com/a?a=83754272