UPDATE, 7:30 am: The Virginia Division of Transportation advises motorists to delay pointless journeys Tuesday morning as a result of slippery street circumstances attributable to an ongoing winter storm.
VDOT points an announcement saying their groups handled the roads with sand and salt in a single day, however whereas street surfaces seem clear, a clear layer of black ice might type as a result of refreezing in a single day. .
Southbound Interstate 95 needed to be closed earlier than the Rappahannock River Bridge as a result of a multi-vehicle accident this morning, authorities stated. Visitors is diverted to US 1 at Centreport Parkway.
“If journey is completely mandatory, motorists ought to plan to train excessive warning this morning,” the assertion stated.
The winter storm that hit the Fredericksburg space over the weekend continued with one other bout of winter wind that was anticipated to final by means of Tuesday.
Winter climate and low temperatures could make driving harmful. The Virginia Division of Transportation inspired drivers to keep away from hitting the street in a single day Monday and early Tuesday.
Between three and 5 inches of snow accrued within the Fredericksburg space over the weekend, capped by rain and freezing rain as temperatures rose simply above the freezing mark. The winter storm prompted the closure of faculties and county workplaces, in addition to a whole bunch of crashes and stranded automobiles.