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VDOT Warns the Shenandoah Valley of Icy Conditions

17 January 2018 News


The Virginia Department of Transportation warns that light snowfall continues to create slick driving conditions on many roads in the Shenandoah Valley. Most areas have received a half-inch to two inches of snow as of mid-day Wednesday. Temperatures are expected to drop into the teens Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, so motorists should be alert for icy patches due to re-freezing.

The Virginia Department of Transportation pre-treated interstates and primary roads on Monday throughout the Staunton District. Crews continue to work around the clock to plow or treat roadways as needed. As of 11 a.m. January 17th, road conditions are as follows:

Interstate 64 – Minor condition in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Augusta counties.

Interstate 66 – Clear in Warren County.

Interstate 81 – Minor condition in Rockbridge, Augusta and Rockingham counties. Clear in Shenandoah and Frederick counties.

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

Secondary roads – Moderate condition in Alleghany, Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham, Page and Shenandoah counties. Minor condition in Bath, Highland, Frederick, Clarke and Warren counties.

For winter weather road conditions, visit 511Virginia.org


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