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WATCH: ODOT warns drivers not to crowd plows as crews prepare ahead of winter storm

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Posted at 6:33 AM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 06:40:18-05

CLEVELAND — Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation are out in full force ahead of heavy snowfall amounts arriving Monday evening.

ODOT spokesperson Amanda McFarland spoke on Good Morning Cleveland about how crews are preparing to tackle heavy snow through Northeast Ohio.

About 300 trucks will be operating once the winter storm is in full effect. ODOT trucks have been out since midnight.

With this storm being the third one for this winter season, McFarland said they have used about 37% more salt than this time last year.

ODOT is asking for motorists not to crowd plows on the road. Six plows have been hit to date in Ohio.

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