January 22, 2016
Chief of Police Col. Edwin C. Roessler Jr. called the Wednesday night rush hour storm conditions “chaos” and “overwhelming.”
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Chairman Bulova says VDOT was unprepared for Wednesday night, encourages residents to stay off roads during storm.
With Winter Storm Jonas looming and expected to begin Friday afternoon, a much milder dusting of snow the previous Wednesday night caught commuters and transportation workers off-guard. Treacherous, slick roads resulted in numerous accidents and forcing drivers into gridlock around Fairfax County.