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Dangerous road conditions in the Heartland

(KFVS) - Rain, sleet and snow developed across the Heartland on Friday into Saturday.

If you have to get out, make sure you check road conditions first.

Missouri

MoDOT is asking the public to stay home Friday through the weekend.

OUR CREWS ARE WORKING! Public Works crews worked overnight plowing your streets. The fresh shift that came in at 10:00...

Posted by Jackson MO-City Government on Saturday, February 16, 2019

The roads may be getting better out there but they are still icy. Be careful.

Posted by Mike Mohundro Kfvs on Saturday, February 16, 2019

Since 09:00 am yesterday, Troopers have responded to: ➡️ 2327 calls for service ➡️ 779 stranded motorists ➡️ 729...

Posted by Missouri State Highway Patrol on Saturday, February 16, 2019

Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has trucks on the road spot treating bridges, overpasses and other potential trouble spots in Carlisle, Ballard, McCracken, and Livingston Counties. They have supervisors out patrolling in all other counties where crews are on alert with trucks loaded and ready to respond when needed.

KY highway and ice report for District 1 at 11 p.m.

Ballard

Two trucks out spot treating bridges. US 51 bridge over Ohio River has deck temp of 30. Wet pavement.

Calloway

Foreman patrolling. Wet pavement only. no change.

Carlisle

Four trucks out treating bridges, no road problem at this time. getting a little slicker in spots

Crittenden

Foreman patrolling. . Starting to get slick spots, six trucks out.

Fulton

Foreman patrolling. Wet pavement only. no change

Graves

Foreman patrolling. Roadways wet. Road temp. 34

Hickman

Crews on standby.

Livingston

Back in facility after treating bridges and trouble spots. Will remain on standby. Foreman patrolling. Closed portion of KY 137 extended.

KY 453/Dover Rd. reopened after a downed utility pole and lines blocked the road at the 8 mile marker. According to KYTC, a Windstream crew will return in the next few days with a work zone and flaggers to do some additional work.

Lyon

Six trucks out. Many roads beginning to glaze over. Ice beginning to form on trees and power lines. Air and road temps below 30 deg..

Marshall

Reports of tree limbs down on state routes due to ice. Crews heading out to investigate. Some power outage reported.

McCracken

Eight trucks out, treating slick spots, bridges, overpasses. I 24 bridge over Ohio river between KY & Illinois (West Bound) moving very slow due to wreck on bridge. IDOT has been notified.

Trigg

Foreman patrolling. No trucks out. Temps holding at 34 deg

Illinois

The City of Murphysboro, Illinois announced on Friday, Feb. 15 it is activating its snow route ordinance. This means vehicles parked on snow routes must be moved as soon as possible since the National Weather Service has forecast a snowfall of three or more inches of snow in the area. Crews with the Murphysboro Street Department will begin clearing the snow routs as soon as snow begins to fall. Below is the city’s Facebook post which includes the streets designated as snow routes.

Attention Residents of Murphysboro Please like and share. Short version of the below information: It's going to...

Posted by City of Murphysboro on Friday, February 15, 2019

Temperatures are expected to warm up on Saturday and help with melting. Traffic could be relatively back to normal by Saturday afternoon. However, cold temps Saturday night could lead to some re-freezing, so look out for ice.

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