Area Closings and Driving Tips
Most everything not emergency-related will remain closed in Edmonson County tomorrow, Tuesday, February 17th, but here is the latest list that we have:
Edmonson County Schools, closed.
All county-run offices are closed. Emergency personnel will be on call.
All Brownsville city offices, closed.
Edmonson District Court, closed.
Bank of Edmonson County, closed.
Local authorities still advise you to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. State and county road maintenance vehicles will continue working to clear routes throughout the county. In the event that you must drive during the dangerous conditions, Kentucky State Police are offering driving and emergency tips.
“Winter weather provides new challenges and responsibilities to the public and the Kentucky State Police,” says KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb.
“We ask drivers to be prepared to meet the challenges of the upcoming winter driving season. Plan ahead, be sure everyone in the vehicle is properly restrained, drive defensively and ensure their vehicle is properly maintained to handle the effects of cold temperatures.”
KSP reports that slippery roads were the contributing factor in 26,427 crashes in 2014.
Here are a few simple steps to help keep you on the road and less stressed:
Edmonson Voice Staff
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