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Roadway advisory for Socorro County

Roadway advisory for Socorro County
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POSTED: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 10:11am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 10:22am

The District One office for New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) has been performing snow removal along different routes within the Socorro County which includes a portion of I-25.

Motorist are encouraged to proceed with caution and to prepare for possible delays.

Below are recommended driving tips.

• Slow down, be patient and drive safely. Plan for extra travel time.

• Leave approximately 500 feet between your vehicle and a snowplow.

• Maintain at least a three-quarter full tank of gas.

• Notify someone of your travel route, destination and projected arrival time.

• Carry an emergency preparedness kit in your vehicle.

• Brake slowly to avoid any panic braking or jerking the steering wheel.

• Increase the distance between you and the traffic ahead.

• When pulling off the road, make sure you exit on to the shoulder far enough to where your vehicle is not on the road.

• Carry plenty of food and water and all necessary medications

Roadway notifications will be posted on the department’s web site www.NMroads.com.

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