ODOT snow-fighting crews ready for this
LEBANON, OHIO (Friday, Dec. 29, 2017) – ODOT is ready for the predicted
snow this weekend with crews scheduled to begin plowing as soon as necessary.
District 8 covers over
3,800 lane miles of State Routes, U.S. Routes and Interstates in seven counties
under its responsibility in southwest Ohio. There is nearly 60,000 tons of
salt on hand to be used during snow and ice events in Butler, Clermont,
Clinton, Green, Hamilton, Preble and Warren counties. District 8 has 160
trucks and more than 300 trained drivers ready.
work hard to clear snow and ice, but we need the public’s help as well,” said
ODOT District 8 Deputy Director Tammy Campbell. “Please give our drivers plenty
of room to work. Plow trucks typically drive much slower than other traffic and
can propel large amounts of heavy snow, so be extra alert when driving near
The public can monitor
real-time traffic conditions via more than 600 live traffic cameras statewide.
Customized traffic alerts are also available through ODOT’s free mobile app – OHGO.
The app is available on the App Store
and Google Play.