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Friday Road Conditions, County By County

While the general plead from many officials across the east is to stay off the roads this Friday, we have checked with local Department of Transportation crews county by county to find out what you may run into if you do shift from park to drive on Friday.

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BEAUFORT COUNTY:
While secondary roads have been salted, crews are still tackling primary roads. Black ice is a concern.

BERTIE COUNTY:
Plows have scraped along 4-lane primary roads while other crews have laid down salt to melt ice and sand to provide traction. The goal for Friday is to hit the 2-lane primary roads and perhaps secondary roads.

CARTERET COUNTY:
Secondary roads are the focus for Friday as crews said bridges are mostly clear and primary veins are in good shape.

CRAVEN COUNTY:
Man hours contributed to the fact that bridges in Craven County were in good shape by Friday. Crews said their focus is on secondary roads now.

DARE COUNTY:
Plows have scraped along 4-lane primary roads and now the goal is to clear up the 2-lane primary roads. You may notice salt and sand along roadways to melt ice and give traction to tires.

DUPLIN COUNTY:
Crews are still working to plow primary roads and warn drivers I-40 has some slick spots. Black ice is a concern here.

EDGECOMBE COUNTY:
Most staffers were sent home overnight until Friday morning, when their goal will be to hit the secondary roads. Primary routes are said to be in good shape.

GREENE:
Greene County crews said they would focus on clearing and salting secondary roads in the county. Crews said black ice could be spotty in some spots.

JONES COUNTY:
Crews said their primary focus for Friday would be secondary roads and the primary arteries in the county do not have much trouble for drivers.

LENOIR COUNTY:
Crews said they need some sunshine to help scrape up more ice along secondary roads. Friday will be spot-cleaning on the primary routs, but Highway 70 in the county looks clear.

MARTIN COUNTY:
Tires will by crunching salt on plowed 4-lane primary roads Friday morning while the crews will focus on 2-lane primary roads and secondary roads through the day.

ONSLOW COUNTY:
Crews said by the time drivers hit the roads Friday, they should see a clearing along 17 North and South Business, the By-pass, 24 East and West, 258, and Western Boulevard. Crews may start working on secondary roads Friday.

PITT COUNTY:
Crews will wait for sunshine to bake down on the salt and ice before scraping primary roads more on Friday. Crews plan to tackle secondary roads as well.

WASHINGTON COUNTY:
Most 4-lanes roads are plowed and salted. Workers will be concentrating efforts on other primary routes and secondary roads for Friday.

While we also made calls to Greene and Jones county DOT offices, no one was available to update us this morning on road conditions or Friday's plans.


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