After the first taste of wintery precipitation Monday night, state officials want you to be ready for winter road conditions.  IDOT District 8 Operations Engineer Joe Monroe says motorists need to slow down when the roads are bad, and give snow plow drivers plenty of room to do their job.

Monroe comments

IDOT has more than 1,800 plows ready to tackle illinois highways this winter, and thousands of tons of salt.  You can check online for winter road conditions when the weather gets bad at this link:

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