VDOT News - Bristol



Michelle Earl 276-696-3283


Feb. 9, 2016

4 a.m. February 9 Travel Advisory: Be alert to slippery morning commute in areas of southwest Virginia
(4 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2016)


BRISTOL – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) alerts motorists to the possibility of slick travel conditions in areas of southwestern Virginia this morning. 


Following are roadway conditions as of 4 a.m.:


  • Scattered snow patches are reported for Interstates 81 and 77.

  • The majority of highways in Russell, Bland, Tazewell and Washington counties have snow-covered sections of roadway and may be slick. 

  • Most primary highways in Wise, Lee, Grayson and Buchanan counties have scattered snow and ice patches, while most secondary routes are snow-covered. 

  • In Dickenson, Scott, Smyth and Wythe counties, most routes have scattered snow and ice patches. 

For safe driving tips and other snow-related information, visit VDOT’s website: http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/snow.asp



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