Winter Travel Info
Stay Safe: Do NOT Travel During a Winter Storm
The safest place during a winter storm is indoors. Learn more.
70% of snow-related deaths occur in automobiles.
Crews can clear roads. First-responders can respond quickly.
Call 1-800-367-ROAD or contact us with questions and issues.
- Snowplow tracker
This web tool lets you find out where plows have been, where they’re going in the Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg districts. Watch this video for more information.
- Top 5 Questions on Snow Removal for Residents
- Snow-removal preparations, procedures – VDOT’s road-clearing priorities
- Winter weather tools and materials VDOT uses
- How VDOT keeps roads clear in winter – explains the processes used
Winter Weather Preparations
Snow Materials / Equipment / Budget 2015 - 16
- Estimated snow-removal budget
- Budget by district
- Available equipment by VDOT district
- VDOT equipment and supplies
- Winter weather tools for clearing roads – materials VDOT uses
- Sodium chloride, calcium chloride, abrasives
- Snow removal: Preparation, procedures
- Be prepared for winter driving
Page last modified: Nov. 10, 2015