Several counties with travel advisories for Wednesday


County travel status as of 11 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2016

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(Jan. 20, 2016) – As snow falls around Indiana Wednesday, more than a dozen counties have travel advisories.

The yellow advisories are the lowest level of local traffic alerts. They mean drivers could encounter problems on the roads that could restrict routine travel. Drivers are urged to use extra caution when an advisory is in place.

Six of the central nine Indiana counties have advisories so far Wednesday: Boone Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson and Shelby. In the southern part of the state, Dubois and Floyd counties were under orange travel watches. That means only essential travel (work commute, emergency travel, etc.) is recommended.

Here’s a look at some of the major crashes that have the attention of Indiana State Police and INDOT:

  • Terre Haute: All lanes of eastbound I-70 at U.S. 41/U.S. 150 closed due to crash with injury
  • Huntington County: Crash involving multiple vehicles forces closure of I-69 southbound
  • Cloverdale: Right lane of eastbound I-70 closed at State Road 243 due to crash
  • Hancock County: One lane of westbound I-70 blocked near Mt. Comfort Road due to crash
  • East side Indianapolis: Southbound 465 ramp to westbound I-70 blocked due to clean-up from crash
  • North side Indianapolis: Left lane of eastbound 465 near Keystone blocked
  • Tippecanoe County: Parts of I-65 north near West Lafayette being treated and temporarily closed after several slideoffs reported between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Learn more about travel advisories and check the map here. Click here for school closings and delays. You can get the latest forecast right here.

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