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How are the roads?

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(Source: SCDOT) (Source: SCDOT)

The winter storm is beginning to impact the entire state of South Carolina. Snow has started falling or has fallen in 6 of the 7 engineering districts with the Lowcountry experiencing rain and freezing rain.

There are roads in these locations that are reported to be partially covered to totally covered with snow.

SCDOT forces are working around the clock on rotating 12-hour shifts to respond to the storm. Anti-icing and deicing has become the major operation statewide.

The following values are the employees and equipment that are active, and the material already applied to the roadways.

In Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Richland and Sumter Counties temperatures in are ranging between 16 and 29 degrees. Sleet and snow has been reported in all counties.

Priority routes and bridges continue to be treated with anti-icing and deicing materials and equipment.

In Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Hampton, and Orangeburg Counties temperatures are ranging between 22 and 31 degrees.

Rain and sleet is being reported throughout the entire district with Aiken reporting accumulation of snow.

Priority routes continue to be treated with anti-icing and deicing materials and equipment as necessary.

We will continue to update road conditions as they change.

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