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Heavy rains close roads in Hanover

Heavy rains closed roads on Wednesday in Hanover. (Source: Kristinia Barlow) Heavy rains closed roads on Wednesday in Hanover. (Source: Kristinia Barlow)
HANOVER, VA (WWBT) -

The Hanover Sheriff's Office and Virginia Department of Transportation reported that heavy rains Tuesday night and early Wednesday closed several roads. 

Through Wednesday afternoon, the sheriff's office had posted twice to Facebook that more than a half dozen roads had been impacted, mostly in the northern part of the county. 

Pleasant Mill Road has extensive damage, and repairs could take several months.

Drivers should use the following posted detours until further notice.

  • Southbound Pleasant Mill Rd. (Rt. 708) – Take Old Ridge Rd. (Rt. 631) west to Gun Barrel Rd. (Rt. 661) south to Mableton Rd. (Rt. 714) east back to Pleasant Mill Rd. (Rt. 708).
  • Northbound Pleasant Mill Rd. (Rt. 708) – Take Mableton Rd. (Rt. 714) west to Gun Barrel Rd. (Rt. 661) north to Old Ridge Rd. (Rt. 631) east back to Pleasant Mill Rd. (Rt. 708).

Travelers can also visit 511virginia.org for updated road conditions. 


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