An SUV crashed into the wall on southbound 75 in Plano Friday evening, leaving a family with an infant and small child stranded on the highway.
Icy roads in Denton on Friday night snarled traffic as big rigs littered the roads and highways which were stuck in their own tracks.
While many North Texans could simply stay off the roads covered with snow and ice, but first responders don’t have that option.
Days before the storm hit, TXDOT trucks pre-treated roads with a brine, a mixture of salt and water.
Nearly 24 hours after the driver of a big rig lost control on an icy interstate, the 18-wheeler’s cab is no longer hanging off a bridge near I-45 and Stuart Simpson Road.
Icy roads on Monday night caused headaches and traffic problems as the slippery roads proved to be too much for some drivers, but not all.
Plenty of people had to sidestep the weather warnings and find a way to get to stores and shops and hospitals and any other job.
Several Plano students said they were caught off-guard finding out Monday classes were cancelled.
What we’ve noticed here is cars are getting up and over the high five without any problems.
NTTA spokesperson explains what crews are doing Wednesday evening to prevent icy roads.
NTTA prepares for possible ice storms before they come.
As of Noon Tuesday, Dallas’ Department of Street Services continued its sanding operations at Ice Force Level 1. Crews focused on bridges, overpasses, inclines and critical public safety areas.