Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
March 5, 2015
MANY ROADS COVERED, SLICK AS SNOW ENTERS REGION
VDOT crews working toward black pavement before deep freeze overnight
CULPEPER — (11 a.m.) Motorists are cautioned that road conditions are changing quickly in central Virginia as heavy, wet snow moves in from the northwest.
As of 11 a.m. Interstate 66 and roads in northern Culpeper, Fauquier and Rappahannock counties are snow-covered. In southern Culpeper, Greene, Madison and Orange counties, conditions are partly clear with some snowy patches. Snow is just beginning to arrive in Albemarle, Fluvanna and Louisa counties, where roads are reported clear and wet from rain.
Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation are working hard to plow and treat roads today before temperatures plummet and make snow and ice removal challenging. VDOT asks that motorists stay off the roads to allow snow-plow operators to work unhindered.
If you must travel today, go slow and allow plenty of time to reach your destination. Be sure to clear all vehicle windows and remove snow from the roof and hood of your car.
Road conditions and other real-time travel information can be found on the 511 Virginia website, the free VDOT 511 mobile app or by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia. VDOT updates are also on Facebook and the district’s Twitter account, @VaDOTCulp.
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