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Feb. 17, 2015

Motorists Urged to Allow Extra Travel Time for Morning Commute
VDOT to Clear Secondary Roads on Wednesday

SUFFOLK —Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will continue to closely monitor roadways throughout Hampton Roads, as temperatures begin to fall to record lows overnight, potentially creating more dangerous driving conditions for the morning commute.

Drivers who have to be on the road should be extra cautious as roadways may refreeze. VDOT is busy tonight treating ramps, bridges, overpasses and shoulders that have developed icy patches.

VDOT crews, still working 12-hour shifts, made tremendous progress treating and clearing interstates and primary roads on Tuesday and will turn their attention to secondary roads on Wednesday.

Equipment and salt supplies are still in good shape and available for snow and ice removal.

VDOT is your source for winter weather information:
To get current road condition information, motorists should visit, call 511, download Virginia’s free 511 mobile app, listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680 AM or call the Traffic Information Line at 757-361-3016. Information is also available on Twitter @VaDOTHR.  

Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

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