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KYTC District 2 Crews worked to Clear A and B Routes Today

KYTC District 2 Crews worked to Clear A and B Routes Today

Bill Stephens

February 12th, 2021

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Crews will report back in on Friday at 5 a.m.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2021) – While the amount of precipitation may be lessening on the highway, drivers are encouraged to take it slow when they travel. Melting snow can refreeze creating hazardous driving conditions.  

Crews addressed A and B routes today in District 2 in an effort to get the most traveled routes back open and passable.

Priority A routes include critical state routes and those most heavily traveled, such as interstates and main roads between counties or to hospitals, which receive the highest priority for snow-clearing efforts. Priority B and C routes include other important but lesser-traveled state routes.

KYTC continues to encourage motorists to remain safe by following these tips:

  • When snow and/or ice are on roadways, drive slowly no matter what type of vehicle you are in. It takes more time and distance to stop your vehicle in adverse weather conditions, so break early and slowly.           
  • Pay attention to weather advisories. Weather will impact your commute on some level.
  • Slow down when approaching intersections, off-ramps, bridges, and shaded areas. These are all candidates for developing black ice—a thin coating of clear ice that can form on the pavement surface that may be difficult to see.
  • Maintain a safe distance from snowplows and other heavy highway equipment.
  • Do not pass snowplows on the shoulder.
  • Allow more time to travel for routine commutes.

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