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Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Paula.Jones@vdot.virginia.gov

LYN-14-006

Jan. 10, 2014



UPDATE: ICY ROAD CONDITIONS REPORTED IN VDOT’S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT

LYNCHBURG – 8 a.m. - Motorists may encounter slick or icy roads in portions of south-central Virginia this morning.  Icy conditions are being reported in Amherst, Cumberland and Nelson Counties. Rain, freezing rain and sleet has fallen and temperatures remain at or close to freezing. 

Currently, emergency personnel are working a multi-vehicle incident on Route 6 at Route 151 in Nelson County. Motorists should expect delays in the area.

Lynchburg District Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews continue to monitor conditions and are treating roads as necessary.  

Motorists should beware of conditions prior to travel, if possible. Please call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org for up-to-date information. In addition, motorists are reminded to use caution, allow extra time and remember that vehicles do not respond in the same way on wet and/icy surfaces as they do on dry pavement.

The Lynchburg District includes the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward.



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