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VDOT says it is ready for more snow and wintry mix Friday and Saturday

Virginia Department of Transportation asks that drivers be alert to the potential for snow and a wintry mix beginning early Friday morning through Saturday.

What’s Happening Now
See the National Weather Service’s forecasts for northern Virginia, that includes a potential mix of snow and rain Friday and Saturday.

Crews did spot pre-treatments of areas prone to freezing today, March 7, which will assist crews at the onset of snow. Crews will begin staging along roads early Friday morning.

VDOT asks drivers to:
• Closely monitor weather, as forecasts can improve or worsen quickly.

• Before leaving, check road conditions along your route at http://www.511virginia.org on th,e free mobile app, or call 511 from any phone in Virginia.

• Be aware of the potential for icy spots, especially in areas prone to freezing such as bridges, ramps and overpasses.

• Drive for the conditions: Reduce speeds, brake lightly and allow plenty of following distance. Also ensure enough gas, wiper fluid, proper tires, medication, and an emergency car kit.

Follow VDOT on Twitter at @vadotnova for additional updates

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