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Feb. 22, 2008
MORNING ROAD CONDITIONS IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY
STAUNTON – Some areas of the Shenandoah Valley are experiencing winter weather conditions. Here are the road conditions as of 4:30 a.m.
I-64 – Minor conditions in Rockbridge County. Clear conditions in Alleghany and Augusta counties, including Afton Mountain..
I-66 – Minor conditions in Warren County.
I-81 – Moderate conditions in Frederick County. Minor conditions in Rockbridge and Shenandoah counties. Clear conditions in Augusta and Rockingham counties.
Primary roads are in moderate condition in Highland and Frederick counties. Minor conditions are in Rockbridge, Shenandoah, Clarke and Warren counties. Clear conditions are in Bath, Alleghany, Augusta, Rockingham and Page counties..
Secondary roads are in moderate condition in Highland, Shenandoah and Frederick counties. Minor conditions are in Bath, Rockbridge, Clarke and Warren counties. Clear conditions are in Alleghany, Augusta, Rockingham and Page counties.
Motorists are reminded that ice and freezing rain conditions can still produce hazardous driving conditions, even when roads are treated. People should not drive unless absolutely necessary. People who are driving in winter road conditions should use extra caution particularly on bridges, overpasses, curves, hills and ramps.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties
Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.
Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.
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