Winter Weather: Early morning road conditions - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Winter Weather: Early morning road conditions

By Michael Addison - email

 LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Last night's winter wonderland is transitioning into a day of sunshine, but the melted snow is freezing on the roadways.

Authorities report ice on some of the bridges and roadways. on I-10, there are reports of ice patches from the Texas state line to the Toomey-Starks area. On I-210, State Police say there was ice on the elevated portion of the interchange near Sulphur, but the area has been sprayed and treated.

Seven News checked with authorities in the 5-parish area, and there are no road closures to report.

DOTD officials say crews will be spraying local roads on a rotating basis until there is no need. Officials are asking motorists to slow down, and to remember braking and steering abilities may be reduced in certain areas. 

Stay tuned to KPLC and KPLCTV.com for the very latest.

 

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