Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176


Dec. 9, 2013

Ice creates issues

LYNCHBURG — (7:30 a.m.) Motorists are encountering downed limbs and trees across several locations in the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) this morning.  Crews are responding quickly to remove debris and reopen roadways.

Roads are primarily wet but there are icy spots in some areas and motorists are urged to use caution, particularly on bridges and overpasses.

Motorists should check VDOT’s 511 travel website,, before going out. The website is updated in real time with weather and road conditions for all highways in Virginia. Once on the road VDOT’s 511 mobile app provides real-time traffic and weather information or travelers can call 511 from any phone.

The Lynchburg District is comprised of the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward. 

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