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Posted on: February 4, 2023

TRAFFIC ALERT: U.S. 29 South Ramp into North Carolina Has Reopened

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UPDATE 6:23 p.m. 2/4/23: The U.S. 29 South exit ramp into North Carolina has reopened. 


ORIGINAL POST 5:10 p.m. 2/4/23: The Danville Police Department as of 4:55 p.m. has the U.S. 29 south exit ramp into North Carolina closed. Officers are set up to detour traffic into North Carolina using Old Ridge Farm Road/Old U.S. 58. Motorists are encouraged to use the Old Ridge Farm Road interchange in order to access U.S. 29 North. Do not used authorized personnel interchanges as it presents road safety problems.

A single vehicle crashed on 29 south near West Main Street during a pursuit by Virginia State Police.

Danville police are on scene in addition to the Danville Fire Department, Danville Life Saving Crew, Virginia State Police and Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

This report will be updated.

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