VSP advise caution when traveling today 1/7

An email from the Virginia State Police (VSP) is advising caution when traveling today Jan. 7.

With temperatures not to exceed freezing today Jan. 7 and at 10 degrees tonight the roads will be slick.

Several emails from State Police report Troopers responding to several accidents in the back to back snow storms.

Two accidents in Shenandoah County and one in Page County resulted in fatalities over the past days.

Another accident resulted in a complete shutdown of the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County early this morning.

You are asked to avoid unnecessary travel and to give the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) time to thoroughly treat the roads.

For up to the minute road conditions go to 511virginia.org.

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