(WJHL) – As the latest winter weather passes through the Tri-Cities region, local authorities are keeping a close eye on road conditions.
As of noon on Saturday, April 9, the following counties are reporting weather impacts, according to local officials and state departments of transportation:
- Buchanan County – VDOT issued an advisory for Routes 646 E and W as well as 647 S and N. The advisory states that the routes are “passable with care” as of early Saturday morning.
- Smyth County – Minor Icy patches on State Route 16.
- Wise County – Minor Icy patches on most state and US routes, but bridges, ramps and secondary routes are listed as clear.
Drivers in these areas are advised to exercise caution as crews work to clear the roads.
This list may be incomplete, as there can be delays between public reports of road conditions and official advisories. If you are aware of dangerous road conditions, contact local authorities to report them.