BEL AIR, Md. (WJZ) — Transportation crews are on standby Monday night time as yet one more winter system strikes into the world.
A lot of the Baltimore space is predicted to see heavy rain, however areas north and west have an opportunity to see some icy situations.
It was easy crusing in Bel Air Monday night time, and street crews on the native and state ranges had been attempting to maintain it that method. However it might change at any time, and officers mentioned they’re prepared for no matter winter climate makes it into Maryland.
“Right here in Harford County, significantly within the northern finish, we’re sort of in a able to go sort of staging operation, so our vehicles have salt in them, our crews are on standby,” County Govt Barry Glassman mentioned.
Glassman and others urged those that should enterprise out to watch out and decelerate on icy roads.
“In the event you see it’s icy on the market, by all means keep away from driving, and for those who should exit, drive slowly and be vigilant,” Maryland State Freeway Administration spokesperson Barry Checklist mentioned.
The company mentioned there may be plenty of residual salt and brine left on the roads from earlier methods over the previous week.
“We’re ensuring to pay attention the crews the place they’re wanted most, particularly within the northern and western components of the state,” Checklist mentioned.
Now, crews face a fragile balancing act of holding the roads clear and defending the atmosphere.
“Clearly we don’t need salt going into the bays and into the waterways,” Checklist mentioned.
Edgewood resident Veronica Black mentioned she feels ready for no matter comes our method.
“I’m positive Maryland robust goes for the climate as nicely, so we’re Maryland robust, we’re Maryland ready,” she mentioned.
State troopers shall be stationed in areas of upper want.
Drivers are urged to examine street situations earlier than leaving house by visiting roads.maryland.gov.