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Charlotte DOT Prepares for Weekend Winter Weather

Friday, January 7, 2011

Contact: Linda Durrett
704-336-3902 or

The Charlotte Department of Transportation has called for City Street Maintenance crews to operate on a “Condition A” beginning at 3:00 a.m. Saturday. This condition calls for 12 trucks, 24 crew members and five support staff. 
CDOT will target salting on:

  • Bridges & culverts on City streets
  • Emergencies that are called in

As the storm progresses, evaluation of conditions will be ongoing and adjusted as warranted.

Citizens should report icy road conditions by calling CharMeck 311. Also, reports of routine icing on City streets can be called in to 704-336-3200. Actual emergencies and accidents should be called in to 911. Motorists are adivsed to be cautious and drive slowly and avoid following large salt trucks.