Roses are red. Violets are Blue. We’ll be driving slowly. You should too.
Over 80 ODOT plows will be on duty this morning and throughout the afternoon. Crews will be plowing and salting interstates, state and US routes, ramps and bridges in Fairfield, Guernsey, Licking, Muskingum, Perry, Coshocton, and Knox counties.
Despite the majority of the snow moving to our north ODOT still prepared for the worst.
Nineteen ODOT trucks spread across the area last night to pre-treat roadways. ODOT'S manager for Muskingum County, Phil Valentine, shares his thoughts on the preparations.
"You know, obviously the low pressure pushed up north so we didn't get as bad of a storm as we expected. But we were prepared for it, we came in shortly after midnight and we ran through the night. I thought we did a...
We're starting our Friday off with snowy conditions around Southeastern Ohio.
The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that over 95 plows are working their way through District 5 roadways which includes Muskingum County as well as six others.
ODOT reminds motorists, in Ice & Snow, Take It Slow, buckle up and don’t drive distracted. Drivers need to be especially cautious when traveling over hills, as well as in curves and on bridges and overpasses, which have...
As of 7:30 A.M. Muskingum and Perry Counties are under a Level One Snow Emergency.
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More than 100 snowplows took to the streets Sunday night to battle freezing rain in our area.
The Ohio Department of Transportation said crews used salt mixed with calcium chloride to treat the highways and bridges. ODOT said salt that has been treated with calcium is more effective at melting ice than salt alone. In fact the mixture is effective up to -25 degrees.
Although much of the ice has been melted away in most areas, 85 plow trucks are still monitoring the roads in...