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

FRED-50629

Jan. 26, 2011



HEAVY SNOW FALLING IN THE FREDERICKSBURG REGION
Secondary road conditions are deteriorating - 5 p.m. update

FREDERICKSBURG— Heavy snow is falling in the Fredericksburg region creating slick driving conditions.

VDOT crews are focusing on treating the interstate and primary routes.  Conditions on the secondary routes and subdivision streets are rapidly deteriorating.

If driving motorists are urged to use extreme caution.

Snow is expected to continue through out the evening and VDOT urges motorists to avoid travel during the overnight hours.   

To get the latest road condition information at www.511virginia.org or call 511.

Winter Driving Tips
• Slow down, and keep a five-second distance or more behind other vehicles. Do no pass trucks applying chemicals unless absolutely necessary.
• Be aware of areas prone to freezing such as ramps and bridges.
• When driving on ice, do not slam on brakes. Turn gently and slowly.
• Keep an emergency winter kit in your car.
• Always wear your seatbelt.

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