Winter Weather Coverage

Jan 24, 2013 9:59 PM

KYTC District 7 Crews Are Ready For Inclement Weather

LEXINGTON. (January 24, 2013) - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) personnel are monitoring weather conditions closely. District 7 crews pre-treated roadways in Central Kentucky yesterday.

District 7 forces will report at 3:00 a.m. on Friday morning to patrol and treat roadways as necessary. Contract trucks will join KYTC crews at 4:00 a.m. The contractors supplement the highway maintenance crews to ensure that roads are in the best possible condition.

Motorists should always use extra caution when driving in cold and wet weather. Bridges and overpasses typically freeze before surface-level roadways.

The following link can be accessed for snow and ice priority maps:

http://transportation.ky.gov/Maintenance/Pages/Snow-and-Ice-Priority-Maps.aspx

District 7 forces have the responsibility for treating roads in Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott and Woodford Counties.

For up-to-date traffic and travel information for major routes, inside Kentucky dial 511 and outside Kentucky call toll free at 1-866-737-3767. Information can also be obtained by logging onto www.511.ky.gov.

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