(Matt Demlein, WRVA)

VDOT Warns Virginia Drivers

VDOT Warns Motorists To Exercise Caution With Flash Flooding Forecast

September 17, 2018 - 12:47 pm

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) advises motorists to monitor weather and road conditions as the remnants of Tropical Depression Florence continue to bring rain, thunderstorms and tornado threats to parts of the Commonwealth. Drivers should exercise caution as recent rain and ground saturation have resulted in flooded roads and downed trees.


Motorists are particularly urged to avoid travel to and through North Carolina due to flooding affecting major routes and detours in many parts of the state.


For more information:

Get the latest Virginia road conditions and travel information - call 511, go to www.511virginia.org or download the mobile app at the 511 web site.

Report downed trees, hazardous road conditions online at my.vdot.virginia.gov or call VDOT’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623).

For the latest North Carolina road conditions, visit ncdot.gov.