Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Jan. 11, 2011
UPDATED: LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS
LYNCHBURG—As of 11:00 a.m., wintery precipitation is continuing to fall across the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and crews are working to keep roadways safe for motorists.
In the Lynchburg District there are reports of light snow/rain/freezing rain/freezing drizzle falling in various areas. The Lynchburg District includes the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward.
Major roads are generally wet with some areas having patches of snow/ice on surfaces; secondary and neighborhood roads range in condition from wet to generally snow/ice covered.
Temperatures continue to hover below freezing and any precipitation that falls or remains on surfaces may freeze and icy conditions may result. Motorists should pay particular attention to surfaces of bridges and overpasses which typically freeze before roadways.
The possibility of icy conditions continues through the overnight hours and into early Wednesday.
Motorists are urged to use caution and be alert to changing conditions. Before heading out, call 511 for the latest weather and road condition information or visit www. 511virginia.org.
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