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Virginia Snow Plows Rolling in Neighborhoods After Storm

Plus, how to report road problems to Virginia Department of Transportation.

Virginia Plows Rolling in Neighborhoods After Storm. Patch file photo
Virginia Plows Rolling in Neighborhoods After Storm. Patch file photo

Crews are returning to Northern Virginia communities Friday to clear snow and should have visited every state-maintained road by 6 p.m., according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The focus Friday morning is on intersections, shoulders, turn lanes and neighborhood streets.

Drivers should look out for crews in the roadway today and to be cautious on commuter routes, due to slick patches in the far right lane. Turn lanes may also still be blocked or dangerous to cross.

How are the roads in your neighborhood? Tell us in the comments section below!

VDOT warns in neighborhoods:

  • Crews will plow streets and sand hills, curves and intersections to provide traction. Roads will have an eight-to-ten foot path but will not be cleared curb-to-curb and not to bare pavement.
  • Continue to park in driveways or on the odd-numbered side of the street for additional plow passes.
  • When clearing driveways, leave the last few feet as the plow will push some snow back. Crews will do their best to push just enough for a path.
  • Residents can enter their address at vdotplows.org to see the status of plowing in their neighborhood and watch trucks on plow routes.
  • If roads have not had a plow pass by 6 p.m., report missed streets online or to 1-800-367-ROAD (7623).
Patch reader February 14, 2014 at 06:31 PM
Just called the number listed as we had not been plowed. They had not heard that all roads were to be plowed by 6 p.m. Said they knew it hadn't been plowed and did not need to report it.

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