Dick Woods Road

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Dick Woods Road is a scenic secondary road in western Albemarle County. In July 2013, a portion of the road near Ragged Mountain Road collapsed when two culverts were washed away by heavy rain.[1]


Dick Woods Road begins in Ivy at an intersection with U.S. Route 250 and travels west. The road is paved until Miller School Road near Batesville where it becomes gravel and continues to Virginia State Route 151 in Afton.[2]


Dick Woods Road is a popular road for running in the county and used frequently by the Western Albemarle Cross Country team and the Charlottesville Track Club marathon training program.[3]

2013 washout

YouTube user Wanderlusts posted video of a washout caused by flooding in July 2013. <youtube>qbmImrZafKI</youtube>


  1. Web. Heavy rain closes roads, makes messes and hinders river outfitters, Bryan McKenzie, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, 12 July 2013, retrieved 18 July 2013.
  2. Web. [1], Google Maps, retrieved 18 July 2013.
  3. Web. Places To Run, Ragged Mountain Running Shop, retrieved May 9, 2012.