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Lexington officially opens second salt barn

The city of Lexington officially opened its second salt barn.

Transportation crews pre-treat roads in advance of weekend wintry weather

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews across the Commonwealth are pre-treating roads today in advance of expected snow and freezing rain forecasted in parts of the state beginning Friday evening.

Pet dangers in the snow, cold and ice

The problem isn't just the cold, but the chemicals we use to deal with the snow.

Man killed loading road salt at Kentucky facility identified

A coroner's office has identified a Kentucky worker who was killed while loading road salt into a maintenance facility.

City crews preparing for possible snow over upcoming weekend

City crews are pre-treating bridges and overpasses in advance of possible snow over the weekend.

State prepared for winter weather

Don't be fooled by our unseasonably mild weather, winter is coming and the state says it's prepared.

KYTC: Crews Pre-treating Roads Ahead of Weekend Weather

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says road crews are preparing for winter weather duty across northeast Kentucky.

KYTC treating roads in central Kentucky ahead of snowfall

State crews are currently treating area roads with salt ahead of a rash of snow expected to blanket the region in the coming days.

City plow drivers continue to clear roads

City plow drivers and contracted plow drivers continue to clear roads throughout Lexington

State highway crews ready for winter weather duty

With salt stockpiled and snow removal priority routes established, Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 crews are once again ready for winter weather duty.

Mother gets 20 years to life for fatal salt-poisoning of son

A Scottsville, Kentucky woman convicted of killing her son by poisoning him with salt has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.

Recent snowstorm cost Lexington $1.1 million

The City of Lexington estimates that $1.1 million has been spent so far on the snowstorm that dumped more than 10-inches on the city earlier this month.

Mom going on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

A young mother accused of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with salt goes on trial this week in the New York suburbs.

Heavy Rainfall Causes River to Overtake Roadway

Emergency responders in Anderson County said heavy rainfall caused part of Rice Road to be swallowed by the Salt River Thursday morning.

KSP: Fake Officers Break into Home, Shoot Man to Death

State Police said two men are on the run after they allegedly impersonated police officers and shot a man at his home.

KYTC District 7 To Conserve Salt Supplies

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 7 plow-operators continue to remove snow and ice across all central Kentucky counties. Crews will work through the evening rush hour and into tomorrow morning.

Intersections Not Treated like Roads

As crews deal with snowy roads, you might have noticed big streets in Lexington that still have snow. Other times a street is clear but the intersection still has snow.

Lexington Prepares For Latest Winter Storm

City leaders update on us road conditions, and how they will keep us safe

State Looking at Salt Conservation Due to Dwindling Supplies

The abundance of snow and ice that have hit the Bluegrass so far, along with more expected to come, has the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet searching for ways to save road salt while deliveries are slow and supplies are short.

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