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State Highway Administration Crews Treating Roads in Md.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md.- The Maryland State Highway Administration says crews are treating the roads through much of the state as snow is falling in time for the morning commute. Pavement and air temperatures are well below freezing therefore motorists are advised to lower their speeds during their travel today.

“Rush hour will be challenging so we strongly encourage motorists to delay their commute and allow trucks the time to effectively maneuver and treat the roads,” said SHA Administrator Melinda B. Peters. “While accumulations will be low, driving in any amount of snow requires more attention to how we drive on roads."

Motorists need to be aware of below freezing pavement temperatures and lower speeds in accordance with the pavement conditions. SHA reminds motorists that it is state law to have low-beam headlights on when windshield wipers are in operation.

Plan your route in advance by using the “511 Traveler Information” system. Know Before You Go! Dial 511 from a land line or mobile phone for traffic, weather alerts and road conditions. For online access, visit www.MD511.org.


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