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Winter Weather

Georgia DOT employees are proud public servants, ready to assist when needed. During inclement weather, Georgia DOT commits to improving driving conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes. Georgia DOT advises motorists to slow down and exercise caution when traveling in wintry conditions.  NOTE: Georgia DOT does not clear local roads or roadways leading into subdivisions.


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Winter Weather Preparedness

Georgia DOT is prepared for potential winter weather across the state.  Our response teams monitor and respond to wintry conditions on interstates and state routes. We also partner with local and state agencies to monitor conditions and remove debris from the roadway.   

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      WINTER WEATHER READINESS AT A GLANCE

      Total Bridges

      1,938

      Employees on call covering
      39,919 lane miles
      Bridge Inspection

      54,030

      Tons of salt on hand

      Bridge Maintenance

      65,460

      Tons of gravel on hand

      Bridge Structures

      426

      Snow removal equipment units (one plow + spreader + truck = 1 equipment unit)

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      Dealing With Black Ice
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      Road Weather Sensors

      Motorists should beware of black ice (especially on bridges and overpasses) and fallen trees or power lines along the roadways. Please view our road weather sensors before traveling on the roadways.

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       Georgia DOT Preparedness Efforts

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      Response Teams
      Materials & Equipment
      Winter Weather Technology
      Materials by Region

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