Charlotte Prepares and Trains for Winter Weather

Amy Mitchell

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2018) — The Charlotte Department of Transportation and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are preparing for ice, snow and winter weather. The media is invited to see firsthand what it takes to get crews and equipment ready.

What:        CDOT Snow & Ice Media Day/News Conference & Demonstrations

When:       Thursday, November 1, 9 a.m.

Where:      CDOT Street Maintenance Northwest District Yard 
                  4411 Northpointe Industrial Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28216

Who:         Charlotte Department of Transportation and North Carolina Department of Transportation

Demonstrations:  9:45 a.m. (immediately after news conference)

Street Maintenance crews will demonstrate loading spreaders on salt trucks, installing plows on trucks and performing safety checks at the Northpointe facility.

Operations Plan for Ice & Snow

CharMeck Alerts – Sign up for emergency notifications at or call 311 to register. For more information about CharMeck Alerts, email


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."