Stories tagged with: First Snow

November 12, 2013 - 11:46am
1 year 47 weeks ago

While motorists got their first taste of driving in winter weather, the Ohio Department of Transportation got their first look at clearing it off roadways.

Muskingum County had twelve of their twenty-four trucks out on the roads treating them with salt. Crews came in at midnight to try and get ahead of the freezing precipitation.

"We knew that we were going to have a lot of refreezing. That was probably our biggest concern was rush hour," said Transportation Manger...

November 12, 2013 - 5:16am
1 year 47 weeks ago

The snow may slow down your morning commute on this Tuesday.

In Muskingum County 12 crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation are on the roadways working to keep the area clear of snow. At the Muskingum County Garage they report .5 inches of snow has fallen.

Coshocton County has 10 crews out on the roads and report .5 inches of snow at their garage.

Twelve crews are out clearing roads in Guernsey County, while 11 are out in Licking County.

Remember to slow down...

December 22, 2012 - 10:12pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

After Mother Nature's first winter visit to Ohio, everyone was sent back into the reality of snow and the complications it can bring.

Plowing companies such as C.P. Lawn Care, were working around the clock to help clear the streets, driveways and parking lots for ohio drivers.

The owner of C.P. Lawn Care, Chad Parker said, "This was kind of an odd storm, it was kind of an all day 24 hour storm and it hit kind of at a bad time, right at rush hour in the morning. We were...

October 23, 2009 - 11:25am
5 years 50 weeks ago

As the cold temperatures creep up on us the Ohio Department of Transportation is getting ready for old man winter.

Over the next few weeks O-DOT teams are inspecting, testing and fine-tuning all their equipment.

"Our trucks and equipment are prepared. We also send our crews through a snow and ice school and it's a refresher course for them to make sure they know the best tactics for the snow season,"says Kate Stickle of District 5 Communications....

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