Winter Snow Driving
Campbell County Office of Emergency Management
Alexandria, KY 41001
For more information contact:
William R. Turner, Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WINTER STORM TRAVEL WARNING (Level 2)
Alexandria, KY — January 20, 2011 6:45 PM — The Campbell County Office of Emergency Management, with the concurrence of the Campbell County Transportation Department, Campbell County Police Department and the County Judge/Executive's Office has issued a Level Two travel advisory for Campbell County, Kentucky. This travel warning is intended to notify Campbell County residents that roadways are extremely hazardous with blowing and drifting snow or ice. Only motorists whose travel is absolutely necessary should be on the roadways.
Residents are urged to contact their employer to see if they should report to work.
County officials are requesting that travel in Campbell County be limited to essential
travel or emergency vehicles only.
Essential travel is defined as that travel necessitated for life sustaining means,
including but not limited to; travel for medical purposes, travel for obtainment of food or
water, travel for employment purposes, or travel for obtainment of heating fuel or
heating sources. This travel warning is not mandatory nor is it an order declaring nonessential traffic illegal.
William R. Turner, Director of the Campbell County Office of Emergency Management urges drivers to use extreme caution and make room for snow plows and emergency crews. Turner added, ASometimes the best winter driving strategy is just to stay home, when ever that is possible@.
This travel advisory will be rescinded by the Office of Emergency Management
when, upon concurrence with the Transportation Department and County Police Department, road conditions are no longer in a dangerous or hazardous condition.