Evacuations will cause congestion

Published 1:49 pm Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Evacuations have been started for portions of coastal Virginia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina that will lead to increased volumes on major highways and interstates, according to the Virginia State Police.

Route 460 and Interstates 264, 664 and 64 will see increased traffic because of mandatory and some voluntary evacuations, according to the VSP press release.

The State Police have advised drivers to be patient and keep traffic safety a high priority while they travel to a safer place.

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For road conditions and updates now and throughout the storm, drivers can call 511 or go to www.511virginia.org  or download the 511 Virginia app.