Updated: Charlotte DOT Treating City Streets for Winter Weather​

Charlotte, NC
Dellert-O'Keef, Judy
jdellert-okeef@ci.charlotte.nc.us
2/14/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 14, 2016 

CDOT continues to prepare for winter weather

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The City of Charlotte will continue to monitor weather conditions overnight and work with departments to determine any potential impacts to city services. Please see below for the latest information regarding the CDOT's inclement weather preparations.

  • The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) is treating city streets in preparation for a snow and ice event. CDOT called a Condition "B", which is comprised of 32 trucks, 64 crew members and supporting staff, working in 12-hour shifts on 16 routes. All routes include major and minor thoroughfares, connector streets, bus routes, and streets in and around hospitals.
  • Street Maintenance crew activation and road treatment will begin around 9 p.m. tonight. As the winter storm moves through the area, evaluation of streets and roads will be ongoing and adjusted as warranted.  

For the latest information regarding the city’s inclement weather preparations and service impacts, please visit the city's newsroom

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 12, 2016 

Contact: Linda Durrett, CDOT Communications/PR Manager
ldurrett@charlottenc.gov
CDOT Media Line: 704-432-1373​​

Charlotte, NC— The Charlotte Department of Transportation has been treating City streets for winter weather conditions. City of Charlotte Street Maintenance crews salt brined some areas yesterday and today:

  • Bridges and main roads
  • Hospital entrances
  • Assistance to police, fire, medic
  • Emergencies that are called in

Beginning most likely on Sunday night or Monday morning, CDOT will call a Condition "B", which is comprised of 32 trucks, 64 crew members and supporting staff, working in 12-hour shifts on 16 routes. Street Maintenance crew activation and road treatment will depend on this winter storm's arrival and timing.

As the winter storm moves through the area, evaluation of streets and roads will be ongoing and adjusted as warranted. 

Residents 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.  

Winter Weather Preparedness:

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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."