VDOT Incident Management Open House Oct. 26

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Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

Traffic incident management is a coordinated team effort of local, state, federal, and private partners, working to quickly clear incidents and keep Virginia moving.

The Federal Highway Administration’s National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week is Nov. 10-16. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) invites the public to its Third Annual Incident Management Open House. Equipment, systems, and staff will be available for residents to see the behind-the-scenes work that goes into this important regional partnership and effort. View video.

When: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26
Where: VDOT’s Northern Virginia District Office at 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax.

An outdoor touch-a-truck with more than 70 vehicles will help the public see an incident from the perspective of first responders who work in the roadway every day. Attendees can watch live demonstrations of K-9 skills, trapped patient extrication, live electricity lines, technical rescue, drone operations, HazMat, tree removal and more. Participating agencies include:

The event will also feature food trucks and a kids’ zone.

For event information, visit vdotopenhouse.eventbrite.com.


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