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SCDOT Press Releases

Jan 03
6 am Winter Storm Update Jan. 3, 2018

SCDOT has been working in the affected areas of the lowcountry throughout the night to ensure all roadways and bridges remain open and passable. Wintry precipitation is expected to begin Beaufort/Jasper area and proceed throughout the eastern half of the state during the day. Crews will continue to work in these affected areas to monitor road conditions and apply de-icing and anti-icing materials as appropriate. All interstates are currently in good condition.
Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling today. In addition to possible icy conditions, motorists should also watch for slow moving SCDOT equipment applying deicing materials.
The following employees and equipment have been active and the following materials already applied to the roadways.
225
Maintenance employees actively involved with road operations
64
Equipment units in use
Engineering District 1 – No winter storm response activity in District 1.
Engineering District 2 – No winter storm response activity in District 2.
Engineering District 3 – No winter storm response activity in District 3.
Engineering District 4 – No winter storm response activity in District 4.
Engineering District 5 – No winter storm response activity in District 5.
Engineering District 6 – Weather Conditions are clear to cloudy, roads are currently dry. Temperatures are between 24 and 28 degrees. District 6 is currently in 12 hour shifts with assistance from District 4 personnel in Charleston and Beaufort counties with 216 personnel working currently. There are currently no road or bridge closures in District 6. All counties throughout the district are monitoring road and bridge conditions ready to respond as necessary.
Engineering District 7 – No winter storm response activity in District 7.
Updates of activities may also be reported through SCDOT's Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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