For Immediate Release January 31, 2014
TxDOT crews are ready to roll at a moment’s notice for the impending storm. Maintenance employees across all nine counties (Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Montague, Throckmorton, Wilbarger, Wichita, and Young) are pretreating bridges and overpasses today with Freezeguard or salt brine.
Also….the snowplows will be mounted to their trucks and other equipment will be installed on the dump trucks for snow and ice operations.
This weekend maintenance supervisors will be monitoring the storm ready to activate maintenance crews. All employees will be put on standby and work 12 hour shifts if mobilized.
Meanwhile, the public is reminded that they can get instant information on local high profile roadways and incidents from Twitter.
Please check road condition reports before traveling this weekend at DriveTexas.Org. The 9 traffic cameras in Wichita Falls and other Texas cities are available at DriveTexas.
MEDIA For more information, contact TxDOT’s Wichita Falls PIO, Adèle Lewis (940) 720-7728
Follow Wichita Falls TxDOT on Twitter: www.twitter.com/txdotwf