Highway District 1 and 2 Report

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Web Editor - Amanda Roberts

7:00 a.m.

Overnight snow dusting has once again created hazardous commuting throughout District 1 and 2.

Ohio River border counties in the northeastern edge of the district got about one inch of accumulation.

Slick spots are still maintained over bridges and overpasses.

Crews in all 12 counties are preparing for treament of roadways.

Motorists are still cautioned to maintain safe driving conditions, allow extra travel time, and slow down.

11:30 a.m. - 

District 1:

Per the Kentucky Highway Report, road conditions are deteriorating rather quickly

Most main highways are slush-covered.

US60 remains closed at Wickliffe by a semi truck crash

Crews are treating Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg counties.

District 2:

Westy Kentucky Contract trucks are running

Union and Henderson counties continue to be the hardest hit.

Other counties are reporting varying amounts and types of percipation.

Crews are treating Caldwell, Christian, Hancock, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio counties.

Crews are plowing and treating Daviess, Henderson, Union, Webster counties.

 5:30 a.m. - 

Highways in Ballard, McCracken, Livingston, and Crittenden counties are reported as slushy. Roads not treated in these counties will likely have a coating of sleet.

These roadways are being treated with special attention to bridges, overpasses, and other potential trouble spots. 

The US45 Ohio River "Brookport" Bridge was closed just after midnight due to slick conditions.

Crew continue to treat area on Interstate 24 Cumberland River Bridge near the 33 mile marker.

 

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