200 ODOT trucks ready to clear highways in latest round of snow

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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio-- Two districts of the Ohio Department of Transportation will have about 200 trucks ready to salt and plow highways when the latest round of snow hits.

Snow is expected Friday night into Saturday morning across most of Northeast Ohio. (For a list of weather warnings and advisories, click here)

ODOT's District 12, which covers Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties, will be fully staffed with approximately 80 crews.

"Additional crews from surrounding ODOT districts that were brought in to combat Thursday’s weather have returned to their original counties. District 12 will be staffed all weekend long to patrol, salt and plow routes as the weather transitions," District 12 said in a release on Friday.

District 4, servicing Ashtabula, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit and Trumbull counties, will have 120 trucks prepared for the snow and freezing rain.

The Ohio Department of Transportation urges drivers to know the road conditions before leaving the house. (You can check those here)

ODOT is not responsible for residential and county roads. It maintains interstates U.S. routes and state routes within villages and townships.

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