Wednesday,January 22, 2014
Ashkum, IL- Illinois State Police District 21 covering Kankakee, Iroquois and Ford Counties are reminding drivers to take precautions as they travel.
The Illinois State Police are advising motorist to be cautious while traveling this evening. Interstate 57 is experiencing drifting and blowing throughout Kankakee, Iroquois and Ford Counties. Secondary roads are also snow experiencing drifting and blowing snow. Visibility on all roadways is minimal due to the blowing snow.
Drifting is also reported on Route 45/49 and Illinois Route 1.
Motorists are also advised to be cautious while driving near and around snow plows.
The Illinois State Police are asking drivers to monitor changing weather conditions, limit their travels, and be prepared to allow plenty of time to reach your destination. Drivers are also encouraged to put extra water, food, and warm clothing their vehicle. Please contact your nearest police department if you vehicle becomes disabled or involved in a crash.