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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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FRED-45129

Feb. 10, 2010



ROAD CONDITION UPDATE - 8:30 A.M.
Area road conditions worsen; visibility reduced

FREDERICKSBURG (8:30 a.m.) – Area road conditions have worsened throughout the Fredericksburg district.  Snow has intensified covering area roads and visibility has been reduced due to high gusty winds. VDOT urges the public to delay travel until conditions improve. Crews are plowing on the interstate, primary and major secondary routes.

The following road conditions are reported in the Fredericksburg district:

• Interstate 95, primary and major secondary routes are in moderate to severe meaning there is snow and ice covering a major portion of the roadway.

• Low volume secondary routes and subdivision streets are in severe condition.    .

For road condition updates call 511 or visit www.511virginia.org .

Road Condition Definitions
Closed – Roadway is closed; impassable
Severe – Significant accumulations of snow or ice blocking the roadway; conditions are hazardous
Moderate – Snow or ice covering a major portion of the roadway; passable with caution
Minor – Advisory, potential for icy patches or snow on roadway; passable with caution


The following counties are included in the Fredericksburg District: Fredericksburg Area (Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George); Caroline County Area (Caroline, Essex, King William);Northern Neck (Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland, Lancaster); and Middle Peninsula (King and Queen, Mathews, Gloucester, Middlesex)

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