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MoDOT Treating Highways for Ice

MoDOT has mobilized nearly 100 salt trucks to fight the freezing rain.

Posted: Feb 20, 2018 8:26 AM
Updated: Feb 20, 2018 9:08 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) MoDOT crews are out working to keep drivers safe with freezing rain falling throughout northwest Missouri Tuesday morning.

MoDOT activated its Emergency Operations Center at 11:00 p.m. Monday and dispatched 60 trucks to treat highways.

By Tuesday morning, nearly 100 trucks were called out to fight the freezing rain.

MoDOT's Traveler's Map shows many roads in northwest Missouri are either covered or partly covered.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for St. Joseph until 6:00 p.m. with up to a quarter of an inch of ice possible.

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The active week across the area will continue as we will see more disturbances head our way starting on Thursday and last through Friday. More snow is possible on Thursday night into Friday across northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri.
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