“You will see bridges freeze first or culverts where there is water or shaded. Anything you see that's shiny will be more difficult to maneuver through,” said Jen Thompson with the NCDOT.
Sometimes crews use calcium chloride because the salt brine mixture only works until about 18 degrees.
So with temperatures dropping as we speak---crews are asking that if you do drive to drive slowly, and look for patches of ice. If your car does skid, don't slam the brakes, but swerve towards that direction. And if you notice any icy road conditions, you can call char-meck 311.
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