Following heavy rain overnight Friday, June 3, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews closed the Pole Run Road (Route 616) bridge over Wards Creek in Prince George County due to a washout.  The road is closed between James River Drive (Route 10) and Lone Oak Mill Road (Route 625).  Due to high water, the extent of the damage is not yet known.  Crews will assess any damage once the water recedes.. Drivers should use posted detour routes until further notice:

  • Eastbound Pole Run Rd. (Rt. 616 -- Take Hines Rd. (Rt. 625) north to James River Dr. (Rt. 10) east back to Pole Run Rd. (Rt. 616).
  • Westbound Pole Run Rd. (Rt. 616) -- Take James River Dr. (Rt. 10) to  west Hines Rd. (Rt. 625) south back to Pole Run Rd. (Rt. 616).