VDOT News - Bristol



Michelle Earl 276-696-3283


Jan. 6, 2017

Be alert to scattered snow and ice during morning commute

BRISTOL— Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) report motorists should be alert to the possibility of slick travel conditions this morning in the following areas:


-          In Buchanan County, Routes 83, 460, 609 and the majority of secondary highways (routes numbered 600 or higher) have snow-covered sections of roadway.

-          Route 63 and most secondary highways in Russell County have snow-covered sections of roadway.

-          In Wise and Dickenson County, be alert to snow-covered sections of roadway on secondary routes.  

-          In Tazewell County, Routes 19, 102, 460 and the majority of secondary roads are snow-covered in various sections.


VDOT offers many tools to help motorists determine road conditions prior to their travel.


For traffic alerts and traveler information, visit 511Virginia.org. VDOT also offers a 511 app for android or iOS.


For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.


The Bristol District Twitter feed is at @VDOTBristol. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org


The VDOT Bristol District serves Lee, Scott, Wise, Dickenson, Washington, Smyth, Russell, Buchanan, Tazewell, Bland, Wythe and Grayson counties.


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Page last modified: Jan. 6, 2017