INDOT doubling up against winter with tow plows

first_imgINDOT tow plows can cover two lanes at one time.INDIANAPOLIS – INDOT is introducing new tow plows to its winter arsenal for combating snow and ice on interstates, highways and state roads.A tow plow allows one plow truck to clear two lanes at once, providing more consistent driving conditions and optimizing fuel usage, equipment and labor.The tow plow and material spreader are pulled behind and to the side of an INDOT plow truck, and the driver can control its functions.Drivers traveling on I-74 between Greensburg and Indianapolis may see the tow plows if severe weather strikes the area this winter.Transportation officials say motorists should not attempt to pass a tow plow if all lanes are blocked, but stay a safe distance and speed behind the plows.last_img

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