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IDOT Preparing For More Snow; BN Could Get 5-7"

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:12:24 CDT
By: AP

Transportation officials say they're getting ready to respond to a winter storm forecast to move through northern Illinois. McLean County could is predicted to get from 5-7" of snow, which will drift because of windy conditions. The Illinois Department of Transportation says travel routes could be impacted by the storm that's expected tonight through tomorrow morning. As many as 8 inches of snow are expected in some areas. IDOT says it has about 1,750 trucks and more than 3,700 employees to remove snow and ice from state routes. Motorists are encouraged to be extra cautious and allow more time for travel.

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