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Virginia Braces For Snow Storm

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TEMPERANCEVILLE, Va.- Virginia's Department of Transportation said crews are prepared for this weekend's winter weather.

VDOT said 245 pieces of snow-fighting equipment will be available throughout Accomack and Northampton counties, and in Hampton Roads.

VDOT said crews will respond to road conditions at the first sign of snow.

In Accomack, crews will focus on Route 13 and 175 before responding to secondary roads, according to VDOT.

"Usually our goal is after the end of a [snow storm] we hope to be able to have traffic and our equipment on those [secondary] roads within 24 to 48 hours after the snow fall ends depending on the depth and the severity of the storm," said Chris Isdell, an operations manager with VDOT.

Isdell said crews will be placing a mixture of sand and salt on roadways to prevent icing.

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