KYTC issues highway report regarding wintry weather


Web Editor - Nick Miller
Web Editor - Amanda Roberts



The National Weather Service had issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Western Kentucky until 3 a.m. this morning.

The freezing fog and freezing drizzle are expected to have producecd slick spots. These slick spots are expected to be difficult to detect.

In District 1, several counties have completed snow and/or ice removal efforts with minor spots to be addressed today, Monday, December 9th. Most major roads are in good condition, with back roads presenting some issues.

In District 2, crews have worked to plow and salt where needed. Main roads are mostly wet with a little slush and back roads have been plowed and are improving, but are partly to mostly covered depending on County.

Original Story:

PADUCAH - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has issues a highway report regarding treatment of roads throughout the area.

All of the roads in the northwest part of the Paducah district are covered in snow and ice, with most roads in the southeast portion being covered as well. I-24 is mostly covered.

Current plans are to scale down operations after 9:00 p.m. due to dropping temperatures. Each county will keep some trucks on active duty to respond to troubled spots. Crews will go back to full staffing by 6:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Crews are currently treating the following counties:
- Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg