Rt. 11/460 closed by overturned truck, downed lines
SALEM – All lanes of Route 11/460 in Montgomery County in the community of Elliston were blocked and closed a few minutes after midnight. An overturned tractor-trailer and downed power lines are blocking both eastbound lanes and both westbound lanes, the Virginia Department of Transportation reports.
Since 4:30 p.m. Monday, Route 11/460 has been serving as the detour route for southbound Interstate 81, which is currently closed. The accident in Elliston left drivers with few alternatives but to wait.
VDOT’s advice: “Drivers should consider alternate routes or expect delays on Route 11/460 and on southbound Interstate 81 in Montgomery County.”
No estimated time for reopening Route 11/460 has been established at this time.