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Feb. 1, 2008
MORNING ROAD CONDITIONS CHANGING IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY
STAUNTON – Some minor to moderate conditions are being reported on some road systems in the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton District this morning. Freezing rain is being reported in the area. Motorist are advised that road conditions can change rapidly and should drive with extreme caution. Freezing will occur more rapidly on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.
Here are the Staunton District road conditions as of 6:35 a.m.
Interstate 64 – Moderate conditions in Alleghany County. Clear conditions in Rockbridge and Augusta counties. Minor conditions on Afton Mountain.
Interstate 66 – Moderate conditions are reported in Warren County.
Interstate 81 – Minor conditions in Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Frederick counties. Clear conditions in Rockbridge and Augusta counties.
Primary roads are in moderate condition in Alleghany, Bath, Frederick, Clarke, Warren and Page counties. Minor conditions are in Highland, Augusta, Rockingham and Shenandoah counties. Clear conditions are in Rockbridge County.
Secondary roads are in moderate condition in Alleghany, Bath, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke, Warren and Page counties. Minor conditions are in Highland, Augusta, Rockingham counties. Clear conditions are in Rockbridge County.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties
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