TXDOT treating bridges, overpasses in anticipation of wintry weather

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ATLANTA, Texas — The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) says they will be pretreating bridges and overpasses on Thursday and Friday as a precautionary measure due to a possibility of wintry weather in the Friday night forecast.

The transportation department asks drivers to be mindful of roadwork vehicles that will be spreading brine on the road. Brine is a solution consisting of salt and water designed to prevent ice and snow from sticking to surfaces.

Motorists are asked to slow down and increase the following distance between your vehicle and the one in front of you.

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For more information, please visit driveTexas.org or call 1-800-452-9292 for around-the-clock updates on highway conditions.

TXDOT’s Atlanta District includes Bowie, Camp, Cass, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Titus, Panola and Upshur Counties.