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Police departments urge caution on the roads

Posted at 11:08 AM, Jan 16, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Several Central Indiana counties issued travel advisories Saturday. 

A travel advisory means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation, and individuals should use caution or avoid those areas.

The Indy Snow Force planned to increase drivers on the road Saturday and into the overnight hours. 

Snow Force had 12 drivers on city streets overnight Friday and has now increased that number to 39 to handle icy patches across the city, according to a press release.  

IMPD urged drivers to use caution Saturday as the roads are slick and covered with black ice. 

Several other area police departments said they have been responding to numerous crashes. 

Road conditions are very poor throughout Avon this morning. Officers have several crashes pending a response this morning.Please consider keeping your travel to a minimum and drive cautious this morning!

Posted by Avon Indiana- Avon Police Department on Saturday, 16 January 2016

If you have to get out early this morning, be aware that ice has been an issue....reports that SR 37 and I69 are slick. Please take extra time for your travels, we want everyone to arrive safely!

Posted by Bloomington Police Department on Saturday, 16 January 2016

Hancock County is now under a Yellow Travel Advisory due to the slick and hazardous road conditions this morning. If you...

Posted by Hancock County Sheriff's Department on Saturday, 16 January 2016