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Charlottesville Storm Damage Report and Road Closures

Downtown Charlottesville

Downtown Charlottesville

June 26, 2010

A Charlottesville City spokesman reports that there are no primary roads closed Sunday. There are a number of secondary roads in the Charlottesville area that remain closed.

As of 6:00 p.m:

-Essex Road
-Louis Mountain Road
-Yorktown Drive
-Grove Road
-Del Mar Street
-Tent Avenue

The Virginia Department of Transportation reports that are all traffic signals on Route 29 are functioning after several signals weren't working on Saturday.

VDOT crews will be working to clear debris over the coming week from the side of roads in the Charlottesville-area. Motorists are asked to express caution when crews are working.
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June 25, 2010

As of Friday morning, Battalion Chief Robert Bragg with the Charlottesville Fire Department reports approximately 90 calls for service ranging from down trees on structures, lines down, trees on vehicles, gas leaks and elevator rescues.

His report included a complete list of areas with reports of trees into structures or downed trees and power lines. At least 20 structures sustained damage because of fallen trees or power lines.

Reported lines down/streets blocked:

The City of Charlottesville released the following list of road closures, as of 5:15 p.m. Friday:

Meadowbrook Road at Grove Road
Meadowbrook Road at Kenwood
Grove Road at Yorktown
Yorktown
Meadowbrook Road at King Mountain
Yorktown at Bunker Hill
Essex Road
Locust Avenue at Pear Tree
Milmont Street at Arlington
Old Forge Road
Brandywine
North Avenue at Park Street
Locust Avenue at St. Charles
West Main Street at 11th Street
Jefferson Park Avenue at Emmett Street
Mason Lane
Hilltop
Barracks Road from Rugby to Emmett

Chief Bragg says field reports and damage assessments show that Charlottesville experienced numerous down bursts during Thursday's storm, with wind estimates at over 75 miles per hour.


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