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Blast of winter to impact travel this week

Season’s first big storm: Expect slick conditions and poor visibility, avoid unnecessary trips, use caution and don’t crowd the plow.

The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are advising the public that the first significant winter storm of the season is anticipated tonight and Tuesday, creating slick conditions, reduced visibility and slower travel across much of the state, with some areas expected to receive more than 10 inches of snow. To prepare, IDOT’s snow and ice teams will be pretreating roads and bridges as necessary today, with plowing operations ongoing t...


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