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How the Mich. Dept. of Transportation is preparing for those wintry roads

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Winter doesn't officially arrive until Saturday, December 21, but winter-like weather can create dangerous road conditions here in Michigan at any time.

Fox 2's Jessica Starr got a closer look at how the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is preparing for that winter weather.

Morossi says MDOT has a tow plow which is a way to improve efficiency and cut down on spending, as it can plow two lanes of traffic at a time. Morossi adds if you see a plow on the road to stay back and give it its space to get the job done properly.

VIDEO: Hear from MDOT spokesman Rob Morossi about winter driving conditions in Starr's report

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