JACKSON, MISS. (WTVA) -- The Mississippi Department of Transportation would like to announce a wintry weather update on roadway conditions for motorists traveling through the state.
As a winter weather system pushes across Mississippi, icy precipitation has begun to accumulate on roads and bridges in Yalobusha County.
MDOT personnel are monitoring the weather and will take necessary measures to keep Mississippi roadways safe.
Motorists are encouraged to buckle up for safety, drive safely, stay alert and slow down, especially when driving in wintry weather conditions.
MDOT will keep motorists posted on road conditions as information becomes available and advises emergency travel only throughout the aforementioned areas.
For the most up-to-date information in your area, please visit www.MDOTtraffic.com and sign up for traffic alerts.
Also, visit http://www.MDOTtraffic.com/mobile to get the latest traffic information from www.MDOTtraffic.com on your mobile device.
MDOT advises the public to pull off the road to a safe location if you need to check the www.MDOTtraffic.com website while driving.
MDOT’s number one concern is the safety of the traveling public.