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Road Conditions Slowly Improving Across The Area : VSP Urges Caution

Road Conditions Slowly Improving Across The Area : VSP Urges Caution

[ 0 ] December 10, 2018

Nelson County, Virginia The sun is finally starting to come out and slowly folks are digging and drying out from Sunday’s big snowfall across the Blue Ridge. Virginia State Police released this information around 7:40 AM Monday morning: “Due to Sunday’s heavy snow and the overnight freezing temperatures, Virginia State Police is still advising Virginians […]

VSP Responding to Crashes & Disabled Vehicles : Suggesting To Avoid Travel

VSP Responding to Crashes & Disabled Vehicles : Suggesting To Avoid Travel

[ 0 ] December 9, 2018

  From VSP Richmond Headquarters: “With winter weather and treacherous conditions widespread across western, southern and central Virginia, the Virginia State Police is advising motorists to avoid traveling, unless absolutely necessary. State police have increased patrols to ensure quick response and clearance of traffic crashes and disabled vehicles in those most impacted areas of the Commonwealth.  As […]

MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER WET, POSSIBLY FLOODED/ICY ROADS TODAY

MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER WET, POSSIBLY FLOODED/ICY ROADS TODAY

[ 0 ] November 15, 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. – As of 4 a.m., roads across the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are merely wet from an overnight storm; however, motorists may encounter flooded or icy roads before the storm abates. Currently, there are approximately 20 roads across the 10-county district closed by flooding or downed trees from […]

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado - 3 PM

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado – 3 PM

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

LYNCHBURG, VA As of 3 pm, most roads are now open across the Lynchburg District after the strong storms and possible tornadoes that occurred Sunday night. Two locations with significant damage, Route 130 in Amherst County and US 460 Business in Campbell County, are now open. VDOT is working to bring all signals back on […]

VDOT Road Condition Updates Across Central Virginia

VDOT Road Condition Updates Across Central Virginia

[ 0 ] March 20, 2018

      ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE BUT REFREEZE REMAINS A CONCERN VDOT advises motorists to check 511 before traveling, drive carefully CULPEPER — (4:01 PM 3.21.18) Crews in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Culpeper District have made significant progress plowing and treating roads in Central Virginia and will remain engaged in snow-removal operations overnight Wednesday. […]

VDOT Responds To Winter Weather Across Region

VDOT Responds To Winter Weather Across Region

[ 0 ] March 11, 2018

DRIVE CAREFULLY OVERNIGHT MONDAY AND EARLY TUESDAY (4:15 PM – 3.12.18) Expect potential refreeze, check 511 Virginia for road conditions   CULPEPER — Winter weather is expected to move out of the Central Virginia region Monday evening but the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Culpeper District cautions motorists to drive for the conditions as temperatures drop below […]

WINTER WEATHER IS HERE - VDOT Urges Caution Overnight On Roadways (Skyline To Close BRP - Closed)

WINTER WEATHER IS HERE – VDOT Urges Caution Overnight On Roadways (Skyline To Close BRP – Closed)

[ 0 ] December 8, 2017

Skyline Drive will close about 8:00 p.m. tonight due to incoming ice and snow. We'll keep you posted! — ShenandoahNPS (@ShenandoahNPS) December 8, 2017 Blue Ridge Parkway now closed due to weather from MP 0 (Afton) south to about MP 25. (click for map) – https://t.co/ghGEstgTNp — BlueRidgeLife (@BlueRidgeLife) December 8, 2017 Motorists should use […]

COLD + PRECIPITATION = SNOW? MAYBE

COLD + PRECIPITATION = SNOW? MAYBE

[ 0 ] December 7, 2017

Motorists should prepare now for winter weather ahead LYNCHBURG – While cold and precipitation can result in snow, there is often an element of uncertainty in the forecasts that keep drivers guessing. So, what are motorists and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) supposed to do? Currently, VDOT’s Lynchburg District is in a “wait and […]

VDOT Prepares For Approaching Winter Storm

VDOT Prepares For Approaching Winter Storm

[ 0 ] March 12, 2017

Via VDOT Staunton: IT’S GOING TO SNOW – SHOULD YOU STAY OR SHOULD YOU GO Heavy snow is predicted for the Shenandoah Valley, beginning late on Monday afternoon and will continue throughout the night. People should prepare to avoid travel and shelter in place during the storm. The Virginia Department of Transportation advises the public […]

VDOT CREWS IN WINTER WEATHER RESPONSE

VDOT CREWS IN WINTER WEATHER RESPONSE

[ 0 ] January 7, 2017

VDOT CREWS IN WINTER WEATHER RESPONSEMotorists urged to avoid travel during icy, snowy road conditions  LYNCHBURG – While most people were safe and warm in their beds, crews from the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and other locations across the state dealt with the bulk of this major winter storm and […]

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