VDOT: no funding to install variable speed limit signs on I-77

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VDOT hopes to eventually place variable speed limit signs along Fancy Gap Mountain, an often foggy stretch of Interstate 77 where three people died yesterday in a series of pileups. But such signs require both electric power and fiber optic communications, none of which are fully in place there. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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Here is VDOT Spokesperson Jason Bond’s full statement on the proposal for electronic variable speed limit signs on Fancy Gap Mountain:

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