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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Kelly.Hannon@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

FRED-44788

Jan. 30, 2010



ROAD CONDITION UPDATE 8 A.M.
(Conditions change quickly as snow moves into the area)

FREDERICKSBURG—  Snow is quickly moving into the northern portion of the 14 - county Fredericksburg District.  Minor to moderate road conditions are being reported throughout the district including Interstate 95 in Caroline, Spotsylvania and Stafford. VDOT crews are applying chemicals, salt, sand and abrasives on the interstate and primary routes.  

If traveling motorists are urged to use extra caution particularly at bridges, overpasses and ramps.  

For the latest road conditions, weather, incident information and traffic camera video, drivers should visit www.511Virginia.org.

The following counties are included in the Fredericksburg District:  Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, Caroline, Essex, King William, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland, Lancaster, King and Queen, Middlesex, Gloucester and Mathews.

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

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