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June 28, 2018

Travel advisory

State of Vermont

Department of Public Safety

Vermont State Police

 

Press Release – Highway conditions

 

Rainy conditions are causing water to pool on the roadways in many areas, leading to an increased risk of hydroplaning.  The rain also reduces visibility.  Troopers are responding to a number of incidents and crashes on the Interstates and other roads, and in many cases the wet weather is a contributing cause.  Specific details on crashes are not yet available and will be sent by the investigating Troopers when available. 

 

Motorists are reminded to slow down in adverse conditions, increase following distance between cars and have your lights on to improve visibility. 

 

Some of these incidents are causing traffic back-ups and/or partial lane closures, and we thank everyone for their patience while the roadways are cleared.  

 

Please buckle up and drive safely.