October Storm Begins to Impact Road Conditions

Portions of the Shenandoah Valley have experienced light freezing rain or rain mixed with snow overnight. Minor icy conditions exist in some areas and motorists are advised to use caution when travelling. Be especially careful on bridges, overpasses, curves, hills and ramps.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are monitoring and treating the roadways as necessary.

Here are the road conditions as of 7:30 a.m.:

Interstate 64 – Clear conditions are in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Augusta counties.

Interstate 66 – Clear conditions are in Warren County.

Interstate 81 – Minor conditions are in Rockingham and Shenandoah counties. Clear conditions are in Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham, Frederick and Shenandoah counties.

Primary roads – Moderate conditions are in Highland County. Minor conditions are in Augusta, Bath, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Warren and Clarke counties. Clear conditions are in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Page counties.

Secondary roads – Moderate conditions are in Highland County. Minor conditions are in Augusta, Bath, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Warren and Clarke counties. Clear conditions are in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Page counties.