Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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Jan. 28, 2009


STAUNTON – Driving is still hazardous in parts of the Shenandoah Valley from winter weather that occurred throughout the region late last night and early this morning.

Here are the road conditions as of 10 a.m.

I-66 – minor conditions in Warren County.

I-64 – clear conditions in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Augusta counties.

I-81 – moderate conditions in Shenandoah County. Minor conditions are in Rockingham and Frederick counties. Clear conditions are in Augusta and Rockbridge counties.

Primary roads are in moderate condition in Highland, Clarke, Page, Warren, Shenandoah and Frederick counties. Minor conditions are in Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta and Rockingham counties. Clear conditions are in Alleghany County.

Secondary roads are in moderate condition throughout the valley including Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke 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.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-866-MY511VA (866-695-1182) (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at

For winter weather road conditions go the site, look to the left side of the page and click on the “Road Conditions” bar. A map will appear with color coded roads. Right above the map is a link reading: “Click here for a list of road conditions, including secondary roads”. Click on this link, then in the drop-down box click on the desired county or Virginia statewide. A text box of road conditions will appear.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

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