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#300585 - 01/04/22 06:51 PM Snowbound in Virginia on I-95
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Two of my friends called me this morning to report they were stuck at an I-95 off ramp overnight in Virginia. Searching Virginia real time traffic on my computer, I was able to point them to an alternate route - back south to Richmond, then west to I-81.

Two Points -

(1) They are new to smart phones and couldn't figure out how to search for information.

(2) They had minimal emergency supplies in their car. Luckily, they got into a Waffle House at the off ramp. (You have to love Waffle House. Under normal circumstances it's drunks, college kids, tables for eight at 2 AM. In an emergency it's a life saver.)
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#300586 - 01/04/22 07:05 PM Re: Snowbound in Virginia on I-95 [Re: brandtb]
Phaedrus Online   content
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Loc: Big Sky Country
What a mess! Just saw it on the news. It's wise to be prepared for potentially long delays, especially in the winter.
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