Skip to content

Indiana Department of Transportation

< Back | Agency Home | Submit Events >

Search events. View events.

Transportation, Indiana Department of

Submit Events

Welcome to the Calendar. Please use the Help button to the right for any assistance while using the Calendar.

Click for help in using calendar displays. Print the contents of the current screen.

Advanced Search

(New Search)




Entry Details
Notify me if this event changes.Add this event to my personal calendar.Email this entry to a friend.
Go Back
[INDOT - Southwest] Winter Is Not Finished, but INDOT Is Ready
Start Date: 2/14/2014Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 2/14/2014
Entry Description

Winter Is Not Finished, but INDOT Is Ready

INDOT is monitoring weather ahead of predicted snow

VINCENNES, Ind. –A winter weather advisory has been issued for most of central and southern Indiana and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has readied their fleet and are ready to hit the road!  Current forecasts show another round of snow to arrive sometime during the noon hour today and dropping a possible 1-6 inches of snow across the region. 

In anticipation of the storm INDOT crews pre-treated bridges, interchanges and roadways with salt brine to prevent precipitation from bonding to the road once the snow begins. 


INDOT will continue to monitor developing forecasts, as well as its statewide network of road and bridge pavement sensors, to deploy the needed personnel, equipment and materials ahead of any predicted accumulation. INDOT’s top winter priority is to plow and treat its more than 30,000 lane miles of interstates, U.S. highways and state routes.  Each plow route takes approximately 3 hours to complete with salt assisting in melting between passes.


As the storm moves across the state, motorists may find themselves sharing the roadway with INDOT plows, especially during the evening commute. INDOT asks drivers to give snow plows room to operate. Don’t tailgate or try to pass as the roadway will be clearer behind the snow plow than in front of it.


Drivers are reminded to accelerate gradually, drive slowly, brake early and allow greater distance between you and the car in front of you. 

INDOT encourages motorists to know road conditions before traveling and visit , dialing 800-261-ROAD or calling 5-1-1 from your cell phone for updated road conditions and closures. INDOT updates for Southwest Indiana can be found on the Vincennes District Facebook page, , and by following us on Twitter, .


MEDIA CONTACT:  Cher L. Elliott, 812-895-7310,  


Contact Information:
Name: Cher L. Elliott
Phone: 812-895-7310
Entry Type:
Press Release
Entry Category:
  • Alerts and Notification
  • Announcements
  • Category:
  • Visiting & Playing
  • Agency Name
    Transportation, Indiana Department of

    Calendar Software powered by Active Calendar and Active Data Calendar   
    Select item(s) to Search

    Select item(s) to Search
    Select item(s) to Search

    Select item(s) to Search