Lou Hatter 434-422-9866
Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
Oct. 31, 2012
CONDITIONS IMPROVING ON CENTRAL VA. ROADS
22 secondary roads remain closed in VDOT’s Culpeper District
CULPEPER — Crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are continuing storm cleanup efforts following Hurricane Sandy. In Central Virginia, 20 secondary roads are closed at this time, due to high water and downed power lines. The majority of the closures are in western Fauquier County.
VDOT continues its coordination with utility companies to safely and efficiently repair fallen power lines and reopen roads.
As many across the state return to work and school, VDOT reminds motorists that leaf-covered roads cause slick driving conditions. Avoid driving over wet leaves if possible.
For the latest information on road closures, visit VDOT’s traffic and travel website, www.511Virginia.org. The site also has live traffic camera images for many major highways, including Interstate 64, I-66 and Routes 29 and 250 in Central Virginia. Motorists can call 511 from any telephone in Virginia for road and traffic conditions on all major highways in the state. Call 800-367-7623 24 hours a day to report highway-related problems or request information about Virginia’s highways.
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