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NTTA Plan to Treat Roads During Storm

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    NEWSLETTERS

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    North Texas Tollway Authority is taking the following actions in response to the inclement weather.

    An accident continues to block  all lanes of traffic eastbound President George Bush Turnpike near the Frankford Road exit.

    NTTA has closed southbound Dallas North Tollway at Spring Creek Parkway due to an accident.

    Full NTTA crews are monitoring and patrolling the roads.

    NTTA roadway crews are using snowplows where applicable and applying MD-20 (magnesium chloride) and sand to prevent the formation of ice on the road, with special attention paid to bridges, interchanges and elevated surfaces.

    NTTA has a full complement of crews monitoring and patrolling the NTTA system. Crews began 12-hour shifts Friday, Feb. 27 at 8 a.m. This schedule will continue for the duration of this winter weather event.

    Drivers are encouraged to use caution, slow down and allow extra distance between vehicles when driving on all roadways in the Metroplex.