Crews Conclude Patrols, Plowing Efforts
Transportation team tackles the tempest!
Chillicothe (Thursday, February 11, 4:15 p.m.) – Following this week’s snowstorms that dumped up to eight inches of snow in some areas of the district, crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation - District 9’s highway maintenance facilities have returned to their respective garages this afternoon.
District 9 includes Adams, Brown, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Ross and Scioto counties.
Most primary and secondary routes are clear and wet, with dry pavement conditions reported in Brown, Lawrence and Pike counties. Some localized areas of drifting snow may be present on roadways in Highland County; however, wind gusts have subsided and crews have plowed back roads there.
Although routes have been treated with salt and calcium chloride to help prevent ice and freezebacks, those that are clear and wet are likely to be slick and ice could form without warning. Remembering that conditions can change from mile to mile and minute to minute, motorists are advised to continue exercising additional caution, especially when traveling over wet pavement; over bridges and overpasses where freezing may occur; and over hills and curves where snow may drift.
For more road condition information, winter driving tips and road closures due weather or accidents, visit BuckeyeTraffic.org.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, public information officer
ODOT District 9