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HeadlinesDec. 9, 2013
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE ACROSS THE STATE WHILE ANOTHER STORM IS ON ITS WAY
VDOT gets ready for another round of winter weather beginning late tonight and early tomorrow in the western and northern regions of the state
As temperatures increase, ice and snow are melting on affected roadways, resulting in wet surfaces. Motorists should watch for snow and icy patches on bridges, overpasses and shady areas. All major roadways are clear across the state.
Dec. 8, 2013
Morning Commuters to Prepare for Icy Conditions on Virginia’s Roads
Commuters should give themselves plenty of time to get to work Monday morning as road conditions are expected to be icy on many roadways across the state. Wet surfaces are likely to freeze overnight, causing for slick road conditions. Areas hardest hit with snow, sleet and freezing rain are the western and northern regions of the state.
VDOT Crews Clear Roads Statewide As Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Impact The State
Motorists are urged to avoid driving on icy roads
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews across the state have been out in force through the weekend treating roads to keep them as safe as possible as a mix of wintry weather impacts the commonwealth. The hardest hit areas are in the western and northwestern regions of the state where snow and ice are causing minor to moderate conditions on major roadways. Roads are mostly clear in the rest of the state, but surfaces, particularly bridges, overpasses and shady areas may be slick.
VDOT Crews Statewide Prepare For Winter Storm
Motorists are urged to prepare for winter weather and avoid driving on icy roads
Through the day, crews have treated interstates and primary roads with salt brine or anti-icing chemicals in the Staunton, Salem, Northern Virginia and Culpeper regions.Â Anti-icing helps to prevent snow and ice from sticking to the roads.Â Â Crews will continue to work through the weekend and into the week treating and clearing roads.Â VDOT has also coordinated with utility companies to prepare for possible power outages should downed tree branches and other debris hit power lines.