South Georgia Road Conditions Improve - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

South Georgia Road Conditions Improve

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Georgia Department of Transportation reports no federal or state routes are closed at this time in Southwest Georgia.  Below is the latest activity report from the Georgia DOT in Southwest Georgia. Georgia DOT Maintenance crews in District Four in Southwest Georgia began treating roads and bridges for snow and ice early Saturday morning.

Saturday, February 13

  •  10:05 a.m. Crews are checking all bridges, overpasses, and roads in Southwest Georgia for reoccurring ice, all roads are passable at this time. 
  • 7 a.m. Crews are checking all bridges, overpasses, and roads in Southwest Georgia, all are passable; possible reoccurring ice.

 Friday, February 12

  • Worth and Turner counties - reports of possible ice on roads; We are salting and scraping roads and bridges in Worth and Turner counties.
  •  Lee and Mitchell Counties - reports of possible ice on roads; We are salting and scraping roads and bridges in Dougherty County.
  •  Interstate 75 - Reports of possible ice on roads; We are salting and scraping the Interstate 75 ramps, bridges, and overpasses  in Cook, Turner, Crisp counties.
  •  Dougherty County - reports of possible ice on roads; We are salting and scraping roads and bridges in Dougherty County.        
  •  Lee County – reports of possible ice on roads; We are salting roads and bridges in Lee county
  •  Randolph County - roads are wet but passable; salting roads and bridges in Randolph county

 During the last 24 hours, over 140 Southwest Georgia DOT Maintenance employees and support personnel begin preparations for the possibility of icy conditions. Around 10 a.m., Friday, February 12, DOT Crews begin clearing roads and bridges and treating them for snow and ice problems with salt, gravel, and sand.

©2010 WALB News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.  Feedback

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Woman OK after morning car fire in Albany

    Woman OK after morning car fire in Albany

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:36:43 GMT
    Crews work to put out car fire (Source: WALB)Crews work to put out car fire (Source: WALB)
    Crews work to put out car fire (Source: WALB)Crews work to put out car fire (Source: WALB)

    The passenger of a car that caught on fire Friday morning is OK. A woman said she was driving to work on GA Highway 300 when she took the Slappey Boulevard South exit. 

    More >>

    The passenger of a car that caught on fire Friday morning is OK. A woman said she was driving to work on GA Highway 300 when she took the Slappey Boulevard South exit. 

    More >>
  • Trees could causes issues after heavy rain

    Trees could causes issues after heavy rain

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:32:26 GMT
    Harper Tree Service working in East Albany on a removal project (Source WALB)Harper Tree Service working in East Albany on a removal project (Source WALB)
    Harper Tree Service working in East Albany on a removal project (Source WALB)Harper Tree Service working in East Albany on a removal project (Source WALB)

    Rain is expected over the weekend and one major concern right now is falling trees. The moist ground after weeks of dry weather making tree susceptible to toppling over.

    More >>

    Rain is expected over the weekend and one major concern right now is falling trees. The moist ground after weeks of dry weather making tree susceptible to toppling over.

    More >>
  • GSP: Turn around, don't drown

    GSP: Turn around, don't drown

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:28:41 GMT
    Truck filled with water as it sits parked in the street (Source: WALB)Truck filled with water as it sits parked in the street (Source: WALB)
    Truck filled with water as it sits parked in the street (Source: WALB)Truck filled with water as it sits parked in the street (Source: WALB)

    Messy weather over the Memorial Day weekend has state troopers concerned. wet roadways and heavy travel can be deadly. Georgia State Patrol is telling drivers to turn around so you don't drown.  

    More >>

    Messy weather over the Memorial Day weekend has state troopers concerned. wet roadways and heavy travel can be deadly. Georgia State Patrol is telling drivers to turn around so you don't drown.  

    More >>
Powered by Frankly