MDOT Prepares for Wintry Weather in South Mississippi
JACKSON, MISS., Thursday, February 3, 2011— The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to announce a winter weather alert on roadway conditions for motorists traveling in southern Mississippi.
MDOT crews have begun distributing de-icing material (salt brine) on four-lane and two-lane roads in Forrest, Lamar, Jones, Wayne, Jasper and Clarke Counties. MDOT urges all motorist traveling in these counties to use extreme caution while crews are at work.
For the most up-to-date information in your area, please visit www.MSTraffic.com and sign up for your traffic alerts. Also, visit http://www.mstraffic.com/mobile to get the latest traffic information from MSTraffic.com on your mobile device. MDOT advises the public to pull off the road to a safe location if you need to check the MSTraffic.com website while driving. For more information, please contact MDOT Public Affairs Division at (601) 359-7074 or visit www.GoMDOT.com. MDOT's number one concern is the safety of the traveling public.