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Maintenance crews on alert as winter weather approaches

DALLAS COUNTY - Maintenance crews for the Texas Department of Transportation are on alert and paying close attention to the approaching storm. As weather conditions change TxDOT crews will adjust their methods and materials to try and keep the roads open and safe during the storm; however, when a storm hits, no one can guarantee ice and snow-free roadways.

Motorists must always be cautious and are strongly encouraged to “know before you go.”
● For online road conditions, including traffic cameras, visit http://apps.dot.state.tx.us/travel/road_conditions2.htm.
● For weather website, visit www.weather.gov.
● For additional winter driving tips and preparation, visit http://www.txdot.gov/safety/tips/winter_driving.htm

Due to uncertainties on the direction and severity of the storm, residents across North Texas are encouraged to monitor the latest forecasts, and be prepared. During severe winter storms drivers should first consider delaying trips that are not absolutely necessary. If travel is necessary, allow more time and “know on the road.”
● For current traffic and weather information call 1-800-452-9292,
● Watch for roadway and travel time information on electronic message signs
● Tune into local highway advisory radio stations.
● Stranded motorists should call the Texas Department of Public Safety at 1-800-525-5555.

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