Highway crews staying ahead of winter weather

Posted at 4:56 PM, Jan 17, 2020

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — No more 60 degree weather like last weekend it's already looking more like winter.

With the cold temps and rain, that leaves room for all sorts of conditions: ice, slush and snow.

53 state snow vehicles have road sensors to give information to management to deploy equipment more efficiently.

"One mile can go from one degree or another, that separates a wet road from a frozen road," Charlie Gischlar from MDOT SHA. "In motion like that and all that data we're able to make real smart decisions out there on the roads."

No matter what the conditions are, highway officials remind us to take it slow.