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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 -- 4 a.m.
The first widespread snowfall of the 2019-20 winter season is creating slick spots on many roads in the Shenandoah Valley and Alleghany Highlands. The Virginia Department of Transportation advises motorists to use caution if they must travel Wednesday morning, especially in the northern valley or in higher elevations.
Snow-removal crews and contractors have been on duty since midnight in most parts of the VDOT Staunton District, plowing and treating roadways as needed.
Here are the road conditions as of 4 a.m. in the Staunton District:
Interstate 64 – Clear conditions in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Augusta counties.
Interstate 66 – Minor conditions in Warren County.
Interstate 81 – Minor conditions in Shenandoah and Frederick counties. Clear in Rockbridge, Augusta and Rockingham counties.
Primary roads – Minor conditions in Highland, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren counties. Clear in Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham and Page counties.
Secondary roads – Minor conditions in Highland, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren counties. Clear in Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham and Page counties.
Latest Travel Alerts
Road conditions can change quickly, so closely watch local forecasts and check 511virginia.org for the latest, real-time road conditions.
Local Emergency Resources
The Staunton District maintains almost 14,000 lane miles of interstate, primary, and secondary roads in Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Shenandoah, Rockbridge, Rockingham and Warren counties.
The following cities and towns maintain and plow their own roads: Berryville, Bridgewater, Broadway, Buena Vista, Clifton Forge, Covington, Elkton, Front Royal, Grottoes, Harrisonburg, Luray, Lexington, Staunton, Strasburg, Waynesboro, Winchester, and Woodstock.
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