Travel Warning remains for Bartholomew Co. roads until 5 p.m.

50306286_2240768342870564_8549435571544522752_o   COLUMBUS, Ind. – After discussion with highway departments and dispatch, Bartholomew County Emergency Management is leaving the county’s road status at a Travel Warning level until 5:00 p.m. Sunday. At that time the agency will most likely downgrade the situation to a Travel Watch. Keeping the status at a warning level assists crews with clearing roadways faster as they do not have to deal with unnecessary travel and additional slide off vehicles that cannot be towed at this time. Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers said the above picture is “a good example of why we suggest following the Travel Warning Advisory.” The sheriff urges everyone to stay off of Bartholomew County roads unless it is an emergency. Main roadways are in decent shape in most areas but secondary roads have still not been cleared in all areas. Even after road crews clear the roadways, a layer of ice and snow remain, leaving the roads slick. Because of the cold temperatures, the roadways will remain that way through at least Monday. The post Travel Warning remains for Bartholomew Co. roads until 5 p.m. appeared first on Local News Digital.

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