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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.

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