Login | Register | Staff Directory | Print Advertising | Online Advertising | Subscribe | About Us
Welcome to Fauquier.com
News from Gainesville Times and Prince William Times
Advanced Search

VDOT mobilizes for wintry mix possible in Culpeper

CULPEPER — Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation are on duty to respond to the wintry mix forecast to affect Central Virginia today and into Monday. While the amount and type of precipitation may vary significantly across the area, all motorists are advised to use caution and be sure of conditions before traveling.

Today VDOT personnel have readied equipment and supplies to prepare for the storm. Crews have also pre-treated Interstate 64 from Afton Mountain to Charlottesville with a brine solution to help prevent ice from forming on the road surface.

Crews will remain on duty to apply salt and sand when precipitation falls, as well as to plow roads as snow begins to accumulate.

Motorists are cautioned to check local weather and road conditions before traveling. Reduce speeds when driving in icy conditions, increase following distance and allow plenty of travel time.

Motorists should check VDOT’s 511 travel website, www.511virginia.org, before leaving on a trip. The website is updated in real time with weather and road conditions for all highways in Virginia. Once on the road VDOT’s 511 mobile app provides real-time traffic and weather information for both iPhone and Android platforms. Travelers can also call 511 from any telephone in Virginia for real-time information on traffic and road conditions.
Crime Log

Recent crimes reported by the Prince William County Sheriff's Office.

More Local News

DFR releases firework safety tips

BMX soars into Prince William

Outsourcing plan halted at libraries

Dreams should fly forever

Time Out for June 29-July 5

P-Nats start strong on return from midseason break

FOIA costs spark debate

Police Basic Recruit School class graduates

Gainesville /Prince William Police Reports

Arbor Terrace hosts chamber event

Add edible plants to your garden mix

Night time lane closures on I-66

Prince William Guide



Stay
Connected


Follow Us
on Twitter

News | Sports

Like Us
on Facebook

News & Sports

Subscribe
via RSS

News

Join Our
Email List

Sign up for
weekly updates

Piedmont Business Journal - Spring 2016

Spring in Prince William