State road crews to report early Tuesday ahead of snow and ice

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – With snow and freezing drizzle forecast Tuesday morning, state road crews are scheduled to come in overnight to begin patrolling and treating roads as necessary, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Contractors will also arrive at intervals during the morning to help state highway maintenance crews.

Motorists are reminded that bridges, exit and entrance ramps can be icy when other areas are not.

Please visit the following link for information about snow removal efforts:  http://snowky.ky.gov

To access maps of snow removal priority routes please visit:  https://transportation.ky.gov/Maintenance/Pages/Snow-and-Ice-Priority-Maps.aspx

Priority A routes include major routes and those most heavily traveled such as interstates, which receive the highest priority for snow-clearing efforts.  Priority B and C routes include other important, but lesser-traveled state routes.

in Lexington, the Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality pre-treated bridges, hills and busy roads ahead of the possible precipitation.  The city says additional salt trucks are prepared to respond as necessary.

People in Lexington can get information on accidents, lane blockages, snow-and-ice trouble spots and road closures through the city’s Twitter accounts (@lexwrecks and @lexkypolice).

Traffic at major intersections is also available in real-time through the city’s traffic cameras at lexintonky.gov/traffic.

 

 

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