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Feb. 21, 2008
VALLEY ROAD CONDITIONS MOSTLY CLEAR TONIGHT
STAUNTON – Most Shenandoah Valley roads are clear as the area awaits a snow and ice event. Here are the road conditions as of 10:15 p.m.
I-64 – Clear conditions in Alleghany, Rockbridge, and Augusta counties.
I-66 – Minor conditions in Warren County.
I-81 – Minor conditions in Frederick County. Clear conditions are in Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham and Shenandoah counties.
Primary roads are in moderate condition in Highland County. Minor conditions are in Frederick and Warren counties. Clear conditions are in Bath, Alleghany, Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Clarke and Page counties.
Secondary roads are in moderate condition in Highland and Shenandoah counties. Minor conditions are in Bath, Frederick and Warren counties.
Motorists are reminded that ice and freezing rain conditions can still produce hazardous driving conditions, even when roads are treated. People should not drive unless absolutely necessary. People who are driving in winter road conditions should use extra caution particularly on bridges, overpasses, curves, hills and ramps.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties
Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. In areas where 511 is unavailable, dial 1-800-578-4111. (TTY/TDD users, call 711). Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org.
Highway safety is everyone’s responsibility. Virginia’s highway safety partnership — the Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Virginia State Police — challenges you to help prevent highway fatalities. Buckle up. Avoid distractions. Share the road. Drive drug- and alcohol-free. Obey speed limits. For more information on the Highway Safety Challenge and things you can do to avoid becoming Virginia’s next traffic fatality, visit www.safeVAhighways.org.
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