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Special Event

VA-56W from 13.3 mi NE of Buena Vista to 7.0 mi SE of Shipman

On VA-56 West (Crabtree Falls Hwy) in the County of Nelson from County/City/Town Line: ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY LINE/NELSON CL to County/City/Town Line: NELSON CL/BUCKINGHAM COUNTY LINE, motorists can expect potential delays in this area from 08/24/16 at 4:00 PM until 08/29/16 at 12:00 PM due to a concert/music event. The Lockn’ Music Festival will bring increased traffic to Nelson County from Wednesday evening, August 24th through midday Monday, August 29th. Motorists should stay alert to changes in traffic pattern, plan for possible congestion and consider using an alternate route. Heavy traffic, including recreational vehicles, is expected on Route 29 and several adjoining secondary routes. In addition, a portion of Oak Ridge Road and Diggs Mountain Road near the festival grounds will be closed to thru traffic. The highest volumes of traffic on Route 29 are expected Wednesday overnight through early Thursday evening, late afternoon on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and during the departure period Sunday afternoon into midday Monday.

Eastbound

Special Event

VA-56E from 13.3 mi NE of Buena Vista to 7.0 mi SE of Shipman

On VA-56 East (Crabtree Falls Hwy) in the County of Nelson from County/City/Town Line: ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY LINE/NELSON CL to County/City/Town Line: NELSON CL/BUCKINGHAM COUNTY LINE, motorists can expect potential delays in this area from 08/24/16 at 4:00 PM until 08/29/16 at 12:00 PM due to a concert/music event. The Lockn’ Music Festival will bring increased traffic to Nelson County from Wednesday evening, August 24th through midday Monday, August 29th. Motorists should stay alert to changes in traffic pattern, plan for possible congestion and consider using an alternate route. Heavy traffic, including recreational vehicles, is expected on Route 29 and several adjoining secondary routes. In addition, a portion of Oak Ridge Road and Diggs Mountain Road near the festival grounds will be closed to thru traffic. The highest volumes of traffic on Route 29 are expected Wednesday overnight through early Thursday evening, late afternoon on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and during the departure period Sunday afternoon into midday Monday.
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