Rain tonight means NCDOT crews won't brine roads
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said crews will be on standby Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Crews won't brine roads as usual, because rain expected Wednesday afternoon and overnight would wash it away.
IN DURHAM THERE IS NO TROUBLE ON THE FREEWAY. >>> COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH WRAL'S KASEY CUNNINGHAM WHO SPOKE WITH D.O.T. AND PREPARATIONS WILL BE DIFFERENT. >> Reporter: THAT IS RIGHT . THIS IS MAINLY BECAUSE OF THE RAIN WE EXPECT TO SEE TODAY AND WE ARE HERE AT THE D.O.T. YARD AND YOU CAN SEE THEY ARE GETTING READY TO ROLL IN BECAUSE OF THE RAIN THEY ARE NOT GOING TO BE BRINING THE ROADS. THE RAIN WOULD JUST WASH IT AWAY. THAT IS NOT GOING TO HAPPEN, BUT THEY ARE STANDING BY READY FOR THE CALL TO RESPOND AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO CHECK IN WITH D.O.T. CREWS AND AS SOON AS WE GET UPDATES WE WILL BRING THEM TO YOU BUT WE WANT EVERYONE TO BE SAFE ON THE ROADS TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING.