Road closings few; crews preparing for freeze this evening

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 19, 2008

Alabama State Troopers had reported only one Alabama road closing in Choctaw County. There were none early Saturday in or around Dallas County.

Alabama Highway 17 was closed Saturday morning, according to Trooper John Reese.

In Clark County, all roads north of Highway 84 are closed. Alabama Highway 69 and Highway 154 are closed in both directions.

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In Autauga County, the conditions on a bridge on County Road 37 South at County Road 26, and a bridge on County Road 68 East between Highway 31 and Highway 143, have a wintry weather mix on the bridge.

Alabama Department of Transportation and Dallas County road crews are out sanding bridges. Troopers suggested driving with caution.

Temperatures at noon were around the freezing mark, and were expected to dip into the low teens.