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LYN-09-017

Jan. 20, 2009



ROAD CONDITIONS GREATLY IMPROVED
Snow stopped for now; sun shining

LYNCHBURG – After a morning of light snow that caused travel problems in Campbell, Charlotte, Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties, road conditions have improved greatly.

Crews with the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) used salt, sand and/or mixed abrasives to address problem areas.

While snow is no longer falling as of 2:00 p.m., temperatures across much of south-central Virginia continue to hover slightly below freezing and any moisture that remains or later falls on road surfaces is likely to freeze again. Therefore, caution is urged throughout the remainder of the day, this evening and into the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Motorists should be aware of current traffic and weather conditions if traveling. Before traveling, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org for the latest information.

For additional information and tips about driving in wintry weather, visit VDOT’s website at www.virginiadot.org.

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