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Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
Lou Hatter 434-529-6314
Jan. 7, 2017
VDOT CREWS CONTINUING CLEANUP AFTER SNOWFALL
Frigid temperatures, slick conditions will stick around through weekend
CULPEPER — Snow is beginning to taper off in central Virginia, where accumulations range from a trace up to 4 inches. At this hour, road conditions are as follows:
Interstate 64 – Mostly clear with some icy patches in Albemarle and Louisa counties.
Interstate 66 – Clear in Fauquier County.
Primary highways – Snow-covered in Albemarle, Fluvanna and Louisa. Slick and patchy with ice in Fauquier, Greene, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock. Clear in Culpeper.
Secondary routes (numbered 600 and above) – Snow-covered across the area, with slightly better driving conditions reported in Culpeper and Fauquier counties.
Virginia Department of Transportation crews are currently focused on the area’s major roads, plowing accumulated snow and applying salt and sand to aid melting and improve traction. As they shape up, lower-volume secondary routes in the Culpeper District’s nine counties will be addressed.
With temperatures below freezing and dropping further overnight, black ice and generally hazardous driving conditions are expected. Motorists should continue to stay off the roads.
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. Local updates are also posted to Twitter.com/VaDOTCulp.
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