TxDOT continues to pretreat roads ahead of winter weather

TxDot began pretreating U.S 59 this afternoon.
TxDot began pretreating U.S 59 this afternoon.(all use)
Published: Feb. 24, 2022 at 6:13 PM CST
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LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - TxDOT is pre-treating Lufkin’s tier one roads, major highways, overpasses, bridges, and elevated surfaces, which began Thursday morning.

Crews from the Lufkin district already focused on U.S. 59, roadways in Houston, Nacogdoches and Shelby counties, starting Thursday. Crews will be treating bridges and elevated surfaces with a brine solution.

Thursday afternoon, crews were expected to begin treating U.S. 59 and elevated surfaces ahead of freezing temperatures overnight.

TxDOT advises motorists to be alert and drive safe, reduce your speed, and avoid travel during this time if possible.

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