February 15, 2019

Motorists are advised to avoid unnecessary travel on Friday because of escalated snowfall rates that at times could reach 1 inch per hour across parts of Missouri.

Roads will be impacted and visibility will be reduced, especially during the lunchtime and evening commute.

According to the National Weather Service, snow is expected most of the day on Friday. Total accumulations of 2 to 4 inches is forecast, with some locations getting even more snow. The storm will also bring sleet and freezing rain in the southern part of the state.

Please check road conditions on MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/  The map is also available as an app on your mobile device through Android Google Play and Apple iTunes, search MoDOT Traveler Information.

MoDOT also provides road condition information through its Customer Service Center. Dial 888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) to speak with a customer service representative 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.