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Feb. 4, 2016



NORTHERN VA CREWS PREPARE FOR FREEZE
Drivers asked to use caution tonight and through a.m. rush

FAIRFAX—Northern Virginia drivers are asked to use caution and be aware of potential icy spots during tomorrow morning’s commute. In addition to possible snow showers, pavement temperatures are expected to drop tonight and over the next several nights, with recent rain and melted snow lingering to refreeze.

Today, crews treated roads in Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties in advance of the freezing conditions expected overnight.

About 330 trucks will be on duty starting at midnight to treat roads through the morning rush hour.

VDOT reminds drivers to slow down, to be aware of potential slick spots such as bridges, ramps, hills, curves and shaded areas, and to use the following resources:

 

 



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