It’s that time of the year again and the team at TxDOT is working overtime to prepare for the first threat of winter weather in DFW. Texas drivers don’t see much ice or snow on a regular basis and are never prepared for the driving conditions. The people at TxDOT try their best to help keep the roads as drivable as possible. They have issued statements saying crews in Dallas and Fort Worth are ready with salt/sand mixes to treat interchanges, overpasses and bridges. Those who are going to be driving out in the winter, make sure that you heating system is working, you don’t want to freeze inside your car. If it isn’t working then make sure to get an auto heating repair as soon as possible.
TxDOT told NBC 5 in DFW that they are, “prepared with a plan to maximize all available resources to ensure sufficient manpower, material and equipment is available to address area roadways.” They also stated that approximately 450 employees will work in 12-hour shifts.
So be safe out there, and if you find yourself in a slippery situation, stay calm and follow the tips for driving in winter weather by TxDOT here.
Don’t take tips from us, as you’ll see in our video from earlier this year.