TRAFFIC UPDATES: VDOT urges ‘limited travel’
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Much of Central Virginia is covered in snow this Wednesday morning. Scroll down for updates on the Wednesday commute.
All lanes have reopened at mm 74 (I-195) in Richmond.
JUST IN: I-95 south (Richmond) – The left and center lanes are closed at mm 74 (I-195) due to a vehicle crash. There is currently a 2 mile backup. Expect delays.
“Roads in the Richmond area are in moderate to severe condition meaning that snow covers major portions of the roadway. Drivers are encouraged to limit travel until roads are passable,” according to VDOT.
Since 3:00 p.m. Virginia State Police have responded to 250 calls for service.
Accident: NB on VA-150 at MM9 in Chesterfield Co. 2 lanes closed. Potential Delays.5:50AM
“The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are treating and plowing roads across much of the state this morning, as a winter storm impacts roadways mainly in the western, central and southeastern regions. Interstate and primary roads are in either minor to moderate condition, with snow and ice covering parts of the roadway. Neighborhood and subdivision streets have more snow cover as crews focus on keeping the major roadways cleared first,” VDOT wrote in a Wednesday morning email.
For the latest road conditions go to http://www.511Virginia.org or call 511. Road problems can be reported to 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623).
An overturned tractor trailer closed all lanes on Interstate 95 north in Chesterfield County early Wednesday morning.
All lanes remain closed I-95 N in Chesterfield. Traffic getting by on shoulder at mm 57 (south of Woods Edge exit) due to a crash.
Jerrita Patterson reports from above I-95 in Richmond, Va.
All lanes are closed at mm 57 (south of Woods Edge exit) in Chesterfield due to a crash. Traffic is getting by on the left shoulder.