INDOT issues full call out for winter weather overnight
EAST CENTRAL, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation is issuing a full call out of trucks to prepare for winter weather coming in overnight.
The national weather service is forecasting around 1 to 3 inches of snow in Central Indiana.
INDOT will have about 30 trucks out patrolling beginning at 10 p.m.
They will be looking for and treating slick spots as the weather moves in.
A full call out will begin at midnight. 60 trucks will be in the Indianapolis area. They will clear snow as it falls, to make the roads safe for the morning rush hour.
Overnight, the snow is expected to turn to rain. Drivers are reminded to be careful on the roads and slow down. There could be areas on the roads that will be slick because of the changing temperatures.
INDOT crews will remain at a full call out until noon tomorrow or until the roads are clear.
Pothole crews are staying off the roads to make room for INDOT yellow trucks. They will resume their work as weather permits, hopefully Wednesday night.
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