Tag: snow removal

Overnight freeze means icy roads in Central Virginia

Virginia Department of Transportation crews, assisted by contract equipment and operators, are continuing to plow secondary roads across Central Virginia.

VDOT: Caution advised overnight in Shenandoah Valley

Motorists traveling tonight in the Shenandoah Valley should be alert for roads refreezing, and areas of frozen slush or ice.

VDOT: Crews making progress on roads in Shenandoah Valley

Virginia Department of Transportation plow crews and contractors have made substantial progress in clearing Shenandoah Valley roadways.

Update on Waynesboro snow removal operations

The City of Waynesboro should complete all primary, secondary, and snow access routes by late Saturday evening.

Snow removal: An around the clock job

With one snow storm after the next, Tom Sliwoski and his crew have been pretty busy this past month keeping the roads safe for the citizens of Staunton.

VDOT ready for more winter weather on Wednesday

The Virginia Department of Transportation is gearing up for another round of winter weather forecast to arrive early Wednesday in central Virginia.

Staunton opens Johnson Street Parking Garage in anticipation of winter storm

The City of Staunton announces a suspension of parking fees at the Johnson Street parking garage, due to an anticipated winter storm.

Augusta Free Press powers new website for Williams Brothers Tree and Lawn Service

Williams Brothers Tree and Lawn Service in Staunton, Va., has a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.

Backhoe damages downtown business

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net A Downtown Waynesboro building is damaged after an accident involving a city backhoe that was clearing snow on Federal Street late Saturday night. The back of the Augusta Cleaners building at 534 W. Main St. was left with an open gash two to three feet across and perhaps eight […]

City officials watching weather forecast

Snow-rain double-whammy caused massive ’96 flooding Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The first of the two 100-year floods of 1996 in Waynesboro was precipitated by a massive early-January snowstorm that dumped 30 inches-plus of snow followed by a heavy-rain event a week later that forced the South River out of its banks. With snow still […]

Post-storm update

City Councilwoman updates snow-removal operations in Waynesboro Report by Lorie Smith www.loriesmith.com Here we are three days after the historic 24-inch snowfall that blanketed Waynesboro. Virginia and surrounding states were hit hard; our area particularly so. In an effort to keep the public informed, I’d like to provide you with some post-storm updates Current Road […]