Friday, February 12, 2010

Charlotte DOT Prepares for Winter Weather

The Charlotte Department of Transportation weather services provider
is predicting snow flurries to begin in Charlotte around 2 p.m. today
(Friday) with a total of 1 to 3 inches predicted by Saturday morning.

CDOT Street Maintenance is currently loading 31 salt spreaders and the
salt brine trucks. The brining of primary routes and bridges will this
morning and continue throughout the day and night until complete. The
31 salt trucks will be ready to mobilize once the snow begins. The 31
trucks will run throughout the day today and through the night and
Saturday morning if necessary.

The Charlotte Department of Transportation's (CDOT) more than 400
employees work together to ensure we accomplish our mission to provide
safe and efficient transportation systems that support economic
vitality and quality of life for Charlotte residents and visitors.
Well-paved streets with lighting, safe and accessible sidewalks,
bicycle lanes, neighborhood traffic programs and efficient
intersections are examples of how CDOT is "Connecting Charlotte."