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VDOT’s crews are working to keep roadways clear through the snowstorm.
Snowfall and strong winds will affect visibility.
Below freezing temperatures will create icey patches that may last throughout the weekend.
Wind and ice accumulation may result in branches or trees falling into roadways.
Crews will be ready in impacted areas to start plowing if needed and spreading sand and salt to increase traction.
If possible, avoid traveling until precipitation stops but if you must travel, check 511Virginia.org for the latest road conditions before you leave.
VDOT began treating roads on Friday for the snowfall expected to begin tonight and into Sunday morning.
VDOT’s crews as well as contractors are ready to plow and continue treatment as soon as the snow begins.
Interstates and primary roads will be treated first then secondary roads and subdivisions.
Residents should avoid traveling during the snowfall if possible.
Check 511Virginia.org or the 511 app for roadway updates.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising motorists to stay on the lookout for icy spots throughout the Shenandoah Valley.
Some areas may have refrozen throughout the night.
Pay special attention to bridges and overpasses.
VDOT continued to treat the roads through last night as needed.
All major interstates through the area were reported clear but minor to moderate winter weather road conditions can still be found on primary and secondary roads throughout the surrounding counties.
For more information on road conditions head to www.511virginia.org or download VDOTs Virginia 511 app.
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