VDOT News - Bristol

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Michelle Earl 276-696-3283
michelle.earl@vdot.virginia.gov

BR-22013

Jan. 17, 2022



Sunday, January 16 at 10 p.m.: Avoid overnight travel due to chance of snowy, icy conditions

BRISTOL – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reports the following conditions in southwest Virginia as of 10 p.m.:

• Interstate 81 is currently clear but wet between Bristol and Emory. Be alert to snow-covered sections of I-81 north of Emory in Washington County, as well as the majority of Smyth and Wythe counties.

• Be alert to snow-covered conditions on Interstate 77 in Wythe and Bland counties.

• Snow-covered conditions on primary and secondary highways in Tazewell, Bland, Grayson, Wythe, Washington and Smyth counties.

• Be alert to snow and ice patches on primary and secondary highways in Lee and Scott counties.

• In Wise, Dickenson, Russell and Buchanan counties, be alert to snow and ice patches on primary highways and snow-covered conditions on most secondary highways.

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