RELEASE:

CONTACT:
IMMEDIATE

Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)
STA12-030

Feb. 20, 2012



MOST ROADS IN MINOR TO CLEAR CONDITION IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY

STAUNTON – (10 a.m.) Most interstate and primary roads in the Shenandoah Valley are now in clear to minor condition. A few secondary roads remain in moderate condition this morning. Drivers should still use caution during their travels.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews continue working to plow and treat roads where conditions exist.

Here are road conditions as of 10 a.m. on Monday:

I-64 – Minor conditions in and Augusta County. Clear conditions in Alleghany and Rockbridge counties.

I-66 – Clear conditions in Warren County.

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

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

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

For winter weather road conditions go the www.511Virginia.org, 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.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at www.511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and You Tube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT webpage is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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



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Page last modified: Oct. 17, 2012