|WCSI Local News|
Governor Pence has directed the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to ready itself for a full call out across most of the state as dangerous winter weather approaches.
"As severe winter weather continues, INDOT remains fully prepared to keep the interstates, U.S. highways and state routes open and as safe as possible for emergency responders," said Governor Pence. "We encourage Hoosiers to follow county travel advisories and not to put themselves or their local emergency responders in harm's way."
INDOT's Harry Maginity says supervisors will continue to monitor multiple evolving weather forecasts and deploy a full call out of more than 800 plow trucks to begin alternating 12 hour shifts on state highways before the storm moves through the state. He adds that drivers should be prepared for snow accumulations on the roads and driving conditions to be challenging, especially during the Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning rush hours.
For updated county travel advisories, visit www.in.gov/dhs/traveladvisory. For updated road conditions, you are asked to not call law enforcement. Instead, call 1-800-261-ROAD (7623).
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 11:59:06 AM
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