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LYN-15-024

Feb. 17, 2015



VDOT CREWS CONTINUE SNOW-REMOVAL OPERATIONS
Roadways remain snow covered across Lynchburg District

LYNCHBURG—(4 a.m.) Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) continue operations following the snowstorm that has left roads snow-covered across the ten-county district. .

Crews continue to operate in 12-hour shifts to plow and apply salt and abrasives on the roadways. Current efforts remain on primary routes, those with the highest traffic volumes with a goal to have all state-maintained roads passable within 48 hours after the end of the storm.

Motorists are advised to delay travel, if possible. If travel is necessary, motorists should use extreme caution, allow extra time and be prepared for delays. 

Road conditions and other real-time travel information can be found on the 511 Virginia website, the free VDOT 511 mobile app or by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia. VDOT updates are also on Facebook and the district’s Twitter account, @VaDOTLynchburg.

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