With the sub-freezing temperature levels en route and a possibility of winter season weather condition in our location on Thursday, TxDOT is getting teams out to begin pretreating all bridges and overpasses in the TxDot district.
Bridges and overpasses will be treated with salt water beginning on Wednesday, December 21. TxDot teams likewise intend on pretreating Interstates 30 and 20, in addition to United States 59 in our location.
The work will continue Thursday, as teams intend on spreading out bulk salt and another aggregate on bridges so automobiles will have included traction.
The teams will then be on standby status on Thursday night simply in case any of the locations require more treatments.
Be sure to provide the TxDOT automobiles area so they can spread out the salt water on roadways. Brine includes salt and water and it assists to avoid ice and snow from adhering to surface areas. This is a procedure that moves rapidly and must not affect traffic. Just make certain to provide the automobiles and the TxDOT employees lots of area and range from your automobile.
TxDOT is dealing with the National Weather Service to maintain to date on any possible winter season weather.
You can go to driveTexas.org or call (800) 452-9292 for updates on highway conditions.
The Atlanta District consists of Bowie, Cass, Camp, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Panola, Titus and Upshur Counties.
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