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Feb. 1: Travel reports for SE Michigan, NW Ohio

3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 – Police are stating countless accidents on Monroe County highways as conditions continue to deteriorate. Traffic is relocating delayed during speeds of 15-30 mph.


Numerous accidents reported by a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 as a outcome of a winter charge with during slightest 10 inches of sleet approaching by evening. (Courtesy Monroe County Sheriff’s Office)


Feb. 1: Winter charge warning in effect.

Travel advisories are starting to get posted, given a serious conditions that are approaching after today.

Here’s a list of Michigan and Ohio Department of Transportation links; along with transport notices Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio.

Michigan Travel Links

MDOT’s MIDrive site http://mdotnetpublic.state.mi.us/drive/

MDOT Detroit chatter https://twitter.com/MDOT_MetroDet

MDOT Ann Arbor chatter https://twitter.com/MDOT_A2

Michigan State Police Winter Travel Advisory page http://www.michtip.state.mi.us/rw/home.htm

Ohio Travel Links

Ohio Department of Transportation Toledo area trade map http://www.ohgo.com/dashboard/toledo

ODOT Toledo area Twitter https://twitter.com/ODOT_Toledo

ODOT Toledo area Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ODOTD2


Lucas County went underneath Level 3 conditions during 3 p.m. Details during this link.


The following notice is on a Lenawee County Office of Emergency Management Facebook page:


DATE: Feb 1, 2015

NATURE: Winter Storm

AUTHORITY: Sheriff Jack Welsh APPROVED: Sgt. Kraig M. Kourt


The Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office, in and with a Lenawee County Emergency Management Office and a Lenawee County Road Commission, has released a winter continue highway advisory for Lenawee County.

Snow accumulations of 10 inches or some-more via currently and into Monday morning are approaching opposite Lenawee County. Blowing and flapping sleet is going to accompany this storm, that will means dangerous roving conditions. MDOT has 5 salt trucks servicing a state highways and a Lenawee County Road Commission has 8 salt trucks servicing delegate roads. If we contingency transport give yourself additional time, keep your speed down and proceed intersections with additional caution.

A sign that winter continue not usually creates dangerous pushing conditions though also creates an huge direct for police, EMS and Central Dispatch services. We titillate residents to listen to internal radio stations for highway reports and greatfully DO NOT call 911 and ask continue or transport information.


The Ohio Turnpike has posted this Travel Advisory on a web site.

Winter Weather Travel Ban in Effect

Please be suggested that a Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission has placed a Travel Ban into outcome from 8:00 AM, Feb 1, 2015 until 12:00PM Feb 2, 2015 due to winter storm. The Travel Ban might be extended or reduced as conditions warrant. The Engineering Department is closely monitoring a situation

When a Travel Ban is placed into effect, a following forms of vehicles shall be criminialized from roving a Ohio Turnpike until a Travel Ban is canceled:

All triple-trailer multiple blurb vehicles

Box-type double-trailer multiple blurb vehicles in additional of ninety (90) feet in length.

Mobile home / Office trailers.

Boat and equine trailers towed by newcomer vehicles or pickup trucks.

High-profile campers and enclosed trailers, that are tangible as trailers designed for a chairman of normal tallness to mount in.

Not enclosed in a Travel Ban are self-propelled engine homes, low-profile trailers, fold-down camper trailers, pickup trucks with slide-on camper units, vehicles towing fifth-wheel form trailers, or any other form of trailers towed by newcomer vehicles or pickup trucks. Also released from a Travel Ban are blurb trucks towing singular flatbed or box-type trailers, flatbed double-trailer combinations in additional of ninety (90) feet and any double-trailer multiple blurb vehicles reduction than ninety (90) feet.

If we have any questions, greatfully hit a Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission during 440-234-2081 prolongation 0.

Posted on: 1/31/2015 4:36:00 PM


City sleet emergencies engage parking restrictions. Click here for that list, that includes City of Monroe.

Article source: http://www.monroenews.com/news/2015/feb/01/feb-1-travel-reports-se-michigan-nw-ohio/

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