BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 25, 2013 – Due to inclement weather conditions, the Virginia Tech Blacksburg campus will close at 1:15 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 25. Classes scheduled to begin after 1:15 p.m. will be canceled. All university events scheduled Friday afternoon and evening have been canceled.
At 2 p.m., Blacksburg Transit will operate on half hour schedule. Blacksburg Transit will stop service at 5 p.m. on all routes.
University staff designated "emergency personnel" must report as instructed by their supervisor.
Virginia Tech has declared a snow and ice traffic emergency effective at midnight tonight. This designation goes into effect when road conditions deteriorate to the point where road travel is difficult. This declaration impacts all students, faculty, and staff who park on campus. For specific instructions, please read the campus notice, Campus winter weather traffic and parking emergency procedures, found on the Virginia Tech News website.
The determination as to whether events scheduled for Saturday will be held will be determined by each event sponsor. The following updates have been provided to Virginia Tech News: