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TxDOT warns that dangerous, icy conditions remain on roads with more wintry weather in San Antonio region

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Department of Transportation warned drivers early Thursday morning that there’s nonetheless ice on the roads and highways, and driving conditions remain harmful with one other spherical of wintry weather in the region all through the morning.

TxDOT is urging drivers to remain house if potential. People who must journey are requested to take action with excessive warning.

San Antonio police have responded to 1,366 requires service for car crashes because of the winter weather throughout the world.

SAPD has been working with TxDOT to maintain key ramp and highway closures in place, and clear the freeway system of crashed and deserted automobiles.

TxDOT tweeted late Wednesday night time that the I-35 Southbound to I-10 Westbound connector, also referred to as the Finesilver Curve, was closed on account of dropping freezing temperatures. The decrease degree of I-10 Eastbound was closed at N Frio Street.

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The metropolis’s Public Works Department continues to focus on bridges, overpasses, most important intersections, and guaranteeing that entry to hospitals and fireplace stations are clear.

According to San Antonio metropolis officers, there have been 20 barricade crews guaranteeing harmful roads should not accessed.

The metropolis additionally reported that eight spreader vans, that have been working 24 hours a day for the reason that winter storm started, unfold deicing gravel on streets that they will entry.

There are additionally two vans that are refueling emergency turbines at native hospitals, fireplace and police stations, and at nursing houses.

Click right here to see the most recent highway conditions.

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