Michelle Earl 276-696-3283
Feb. 9, 2016
4 a.m. February 9 Travel Advisory: Be alert to slippery morning commute in areas of southwest Virginia
(4 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2016)
BRISTOL – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) alerts motorists to the possibility of slick travel conditions in areas of southwestern Virginia this morning.
Following are roadway conditions as of 4 a.m.:
- Scattered snow patches are reported for Interstates 81 and 77.
- The majority of highways in Russell, Bland, Tazewell and Washington counties have snow-covered sections of roadway and may be slick.
- Most primary highways in Wise, Lee, Grayson and Buchanan counties have scattered snow and ice patches, while most secondary routes are snow-covered.
- In Dickenson, Scott, Smyth and Wythe counties, most routes have scattered snow and ice patches.
For safe driving tips and other snow-related information, visit VDOT’s website: http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/snow.asp
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