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March 9, 2017

UPDATE: I89 Southbound Williston closure

One lane has been opened through the Williston French Hill area of I89 southbound.  Please drive carefully through the area as first responders are currently assisting motorists and involved in car recovery efforts.  

Scott Waterman
Vermont State Police Public Information Officer
802-241-5277 desk
802-279-4554 cell


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From: "Waterman, Scott R" <Scott.Waterman@VERMONT.GOV>
Date: March 9, 2017 at 8:07:25 AM EST
To: <VSPMEDIA@LISTSERV.DPS.STATE.VT.US>
Subject: [VSPMEDIA] I89 Southbound Williston closure

March 9 2017 Williston Area Travel Advisory - Interstate 89 southbound in Williston in the area of French Hill is currently shut down for numerous cars off the road.  Weather conditions are creating slick roadways, including black ice.  The closure is expected to last 30 minutes to an hour. Please avoid the area if possible.  Utilize Route 2 south to bypass the closure.  

Please drive carefully if you are traveling.  All area roads, including route 2, are reported to be slick.

Media are advised to avoid calling emergency dispatch during this closure.

Scott Waterman
Vermont State Police Public Information Officer
scott.waterman@vermont.gov
802-241-5277 desk
802-279-4554 cell

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