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Crews preparing ahead of expected winter weather in Central Indiana

Posted at 4:50 PM, Nov 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 20:54:25-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Crews in parts of Central Indiana are preparing ahead of expected winter weather on Monday in parts of the state.

The Indianapolis Department of Public Works will have 80 plow trucks treating roadways and monitoring conditions starting at 11 a.m. Monday, according to a press release from the department.

At 11 p.m., 80 plow truck drivers will continue treating the roads into Tuesday morning's commute, according to the release.

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Once drivers start treating roads, Indianapolis DPW will activate the Indy Snow Force Viewer, according to the release. You can see where crews are and which streets have been treated or plowed.

Indiana Department of Transportation crews will begin pre-treating roads Monday afternoon, Mallory Duncan, INDOT communications director said. The type of treatment has not been decided yet. Plow trucks drivers will be on the roads from noon until 10 p.m. before they reevaluate and determine if they need to stay out longer.