The Virginia Department of Transportation announces it’s prepared for the coming snows and winter weather with . staffing, equipment and materials in place. There are 2,500 workers and contractors available along with close to 11,000 pieces of equipment trucks, loaders and motor graders. More than $210 million is budgeted annually for winter weather operations. Log on to 511virginia.org or call 511 for up-to-date information on road and traffic conditions before hitting the road.