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CONTACT:
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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Kelly.Hannon@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

FRED-44186

Dec. 19, 2009



A PORTION OF I-95 NORTH NEAR FREDERICKSBURG CLOSED
(Snow removal equipment in route)

FREDERICSKSBURG—  VDOT reports that  a portion of I-95 north between mile marker 146 to mile marker 147 near Fredericksburg is snow covered and impassable.  Crews and equipment are in route to treat and plow.

Motorists waiting in traffic should:
o Stay in their cars
o Conserve their fuel by turning off their vehicle.  VDOT recommends running the car engine for heat for 10 minutes and then turning off the engine for 20 minutes.
o Understand that it will take time for emergency crews to reach them, but state and local personnel are working to get to them.

Motorists should only call #77 and 911 for emergencies.

Road condition information is available by calling 511 or by visiting 511virginia.org.

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