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ALDOT crews keeping close eye on winter storm

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ALDOT crews will continue to monitor a winter weather system moving into the state Tuesday night, February 10, 2014. (abc3340.com) ALDOT crews will continue to monitor a winter weather system moving into the state Tuesday night, February 10, 2014. (abc3340.com)

A spokesman says the Alabama Department of Transportation is keeping a close eye on forecasts as another round of winter weather heads to the state.

A wintry mix of precipitation is expected to hit the state between Monday night and Wednesday.

DOT spokesman Tony Harris says the department is watching the forecasts carefully to make road treatment decisions. Salt and brine mixtures on roads can combat ice if spread on roads shortly in advance of precipitation.

A winter storm that hit the state Jan. 28 left thousands of people stranded on icy roads in the Birmingham area. DOT had shifted winter weather resources south based on forecasts that showed the ice storm would hit below Clanton.

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