Drivers Ready to Treat and Plow Roads as Wintry Mix Approaches

(SOUTHEAST, IN.) – Southeast Indiana – INDOT drivers spent time today pre-treating interstates, U.S. highways, and state roads in advance of winter weather expected to impact the region beginning tonight through tomorrow morning’s commute.


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Winter Weather Advisory
A winter weather advisory will be in effect tonight through tomorrow morning for parts of Indiana. Snow will arrive mid-evening in the south and transition to freezing rain and rain from south to north early tomorrow morning. Light icing is possible along with total snow amounts of around an inch in the south and up to of 3 inches in the north.
INDOT will have a full call out of more than 130 drivers in Southeast Indiana beginning around 8 p.m. Drivers will be treating routes and plowing as needed until conditions improve. Motorists should give INDOT yellow trucks plenty of room.
Travel may be difficult late tonight through the morning commute, with conditions improving by late morning as temperatures warm. Motorists traveling late tonight or Wednesday morning should slow down and allow extra time to reach their destinations.
Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at indot.carsprogram.org, 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone. For highway information, monitor social media sites: www.Facebook.com/INDOTSoutheast and Twitter @INDOTSoutheast. Subscribe to receive text and email alerts at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/INDOT/subscriber/new.
About the Indiana Department of Transportation
INDOT empowers businesses to deliver Indiana to the world and bring the world to Indiana by providing a transportation network that is second to none. The agency builds and maintains more than 28,000 lane miles of highway and 5,600 bridges, and provides oversight for 117 public aviation facilities and more than 4,000 miles of active rail lines. Indiana ranked as the #1 state in the U.S. for infrastructure in CNBC’s 2016 “Top States for Business” ranking. Learn more about INDOT at in.gov/indot.

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