News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Latest News

February 17, 2014

Update: Travel advisory for Edgar, other Illinois counties

Motorists urged to avoid travel if possible

Pesotum, Ill. —Illinois State Police District 10 officials are urging motorists to use extreme caution while traveling today as the sleet, freezing rain, and windy conditions are making travel dangerous this afternoon.

Since 6:30 this morning, Troopers have handled 111 slide offs and 10 crashes (8 property damage, 2 minor personal injury). Additionally, two semitractors jackknifed on Interstate 57 (northbound lane) at mile post 238, partially blocking the northbound lanes.

Visibility is now low in some areas due to fog forming due to the high humidity levels and cold temperatures. Visibility will become even worse when night falls.

All roadways in District 10 are ice covered and treacherous. Travel is not advised  unless absolutely necessary due to an emergency. District 10 also covers the counties of Champaign, Douglas, Coles, Vermilion, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby and Macon.

Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when approaching stationary authorized emergency vehicles with their lights activated on the roadways. Authorized emergency vehicles include police, fire, EMS, and other emergency vehicles. It is the law to proceed with due caution, change lanes if possible, and reduce your speed. Move over and slow down. Also use caution when traveling near snow removal trucks and snow plows.

A complete list of road closures can be found on the Illinois Department of Transportation website www.illinoisroads.info and www.gettingaroundillinois.com or 1-800-452-4368.

Additional information will be provided as updates are given.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Latest News
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Today in History for April 16th Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Miley Cyrus Still in Hospital, Cancels 2nd Show New York Auto Show Highlights Latest in Car Tech Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
NDN Video
Jenny McCarthy Engaged to "New Kid" Kate and Will Land in Oz Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Bay Area Teen Gets Prom Date With Help From 'Breaking Bad' Star Behind The Tanlines Jersey Strong Part 1 WATCH: Women Fight To Marry Prince Harry! O’Reilly Launches Preemptive Strike Against CBS Pixar Unveils Easter Eggs From its Biggest Movies Baby Sloths Squeak for Their Cuddle Partners in Adorable Video Miley Cyrus Hospitalized After Severe Reaction To Medicine Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Toddler climbs into vending machine 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Much-Anticipated 'Gone Girl' Trailer Finally Debuts! (VIDEO) Dog and Toddler Wear Matching Outfits in Adorable Photo Series VP Biden: "World witnesses ordinary citizens doing extraordinary things" It's Official! Michael Strahan Joins "GMA" Blood Moon Time-lapse Actress Lake Bell Goes Topless The Five Weirdest Local Taxes in America
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity