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Feb. 8, 2016

Motorists urged to use caution

LYNCHBURG- A mixed bag of precipitation is likely across the Commonwealth over the next week, with rain, snow and sleet possible in the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). The Lynchburg District covers the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward.

Crews will monitor conditions overnight and into early Tuesday to address any issues that might arise as a result of precipitation and cold temperatures.

Motorists can do their part by:

  • Knowing road conditions in advance of any travel. Check local media or visit and call 511.
  • Driving for the conditions: Slow down, ensure that windows and lights are clear of any snow/ice, avoid any sudden stops or turns and allow extra time for travel.
  • Avoiding any unnecessary travel during hazardous conditions.



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