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4:30 p.m. UPDATE

Feb. 7, 2018

VDOT advises motorists to check 511 before traveling, drive carefully

CULPEPER — Crews in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Culpeper District will remain on duty to monitor conditions and treat any slick spots as temperatures are forecast to drop below freezing overnight Wednesday.

Drivers planning to travel late Wednesday and early Thursday morning may encounter isolated patches of ice on the road surface, especially before daylight.

Motorists should plan for extra travel time, drive for the conditions by reducing speed and use VDOT’s free 511 tools to check road conditions along their route.

Additional information about winter-weather preparations and response can be found at Local updates are posted to and on the district’s snow information webpage.

VDOT’s Culpeper District includes the counties of Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock.


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