Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Dec. 27, 2010
EARLY MONDAY MORNING ROAD CONDITIONS IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY
STAUNTON (4 a.m.) – High winds have pushed snow back onto some roads in the Shenandoah Valley. Most roads are passable this morning, but motorists should drive with extreme caution as icy patches may exist in some areas.
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews continue plowing and treating the roadways. Here are the road conditions as of 4 a.m.
Interstate 64 – Clear conditions are in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Augusta counties.
Interstate 66 – Clear conditions in Warren County.
Interstate 81 – Clear conditions are in Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham, Frederick and Shenandoah counties.
Primary roads – Moderate conditions are in Highland County. Minor conditions are in Page, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah and Frederick counties. Clear conditions are in Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta and Rockingham counties.
Secondary roads – Moderate conditions are in Page County. Minor conditions are in Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah and Frederick counties.
For winter weather road conditions go to www.511Virginia.org, look to the left side of the page and click on the “Road Conditions” bar. A map will appear with color coded roads. Right above the map is a link reading: “Click here for a list of road conditions, including secondary roads”. Click on this link, then in the drop-down box click on the desired county or Virginia statewide. A text box of road conditions will appear.
Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at www.511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.
The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.
Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.