Road crews to treat roads for anticipated snow Friday

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says crews will report at midnight for the counties in the district.

Crews will patrol and treat roadways as necessary for the overnight and morning commute.  The weather forecast predicts snow beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing into Friday.  Snow should change to rain by mid-morning on Friday.

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Plan your route during winter weather:

  • access links and apps for the latest traffic and travel information
  • check the weather reports and adjust your starting time
  • let others know when to expect you

Information from NHTSA about safe driving:  http://www.nhtsa.gov/

Forecast from the National Weather Service:  https://www.weather.gov/lmk/weatherstory



Motorists can request the SAFE Patrol by calling: #SAFE (#7233)

o   SAFE Patrol Sponsored by State Farm – Safety Assistance for Freeway Emergencies – operates seven days a week on Kentucky interstates and parkways.  SAFE Patrol drivers are equipped with blankets, shovels, reflective cones, auto fluids and other equipment to get motorists back on the road safely.

District 7 includes Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Scott and Woodford Counties