KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- TDOT crews spent Sunday making sure roads in our region were ready for the potential for slick conditions.
TDOT workers spent time in counties like Campbell, Claiborne, Morgan and Scott- some of the spots hit hardest by this weekend's winter weather.
TDOT spokesperson Mark Nagi tells Local 8 News that they are responsible for keeping an eye on 24 counties- watching out for the impact of dropping temperatures and wet conditions.
Workers who were not in action where on call.
Meanwhile, drivers who took to the highways were in for an interesting ride.
David Moore left his Toledo, Ohio home Sunday morning ... and once he hit Corbin, Kentucky, was shocked the recent sunny and 60 weather turned to snow.
David Moore says,
"that's why I didn't pay attention, I didn't check the weather before I left the house. It's been so nice I didn't even think about checking it.
He's seen snow off and on for the past several hours, but on the way to Chattanooga he says his biggest concern isn't just ice ... it's other cars.
"They just need to slow down. I've seen two cars pass me and down the road one was on its side in the ditch"
His advice for anyone who doesn't have to travel to stay off the roads ... but if you do, go slow.
"If it gets too bad where I can't drive 35 miles per hour, I just park it. I mean there's no reason for it."
"I worry most about the traffic that's around me than me, i slow down. Even if you're safe you have to watch the others too"
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