VDOT Safety Service Patrol to help deal with football traffic next week

BRISTOL — The Virginia Department of Transportation’s Safety Service Patrol increases its activity in Bristol next weekend because of the Battle of Bristol.

VDOT Safety Service Patrol vehicles intend to keep an eye on the area between the state line and Exit 22 in Abingdon on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday next week.

The drivers of these vehicles look to help law enforcement minimize traffic incidents.