ROAD CONDITIONS: State Urging Drivers To Stay Home

Ice, slush and snow are making areas roadways treacherous.

"The best advice this morning is stay home if you can," said state Emergency Management Director Doug Hoell. "Anyone who is thinking of driving today should first check the road conditions along their route before heading out."

The State Highway Patrol responded to more than 2,570 calls Monday and had already responded to more than 420 calls between midnight and 8 a.m. Tuesday. There have been no reports of fatalities or serious injuries.

All lanes of I-95 were closed overnight near Exit 90 in Johnston County near Four Oaks because of several crashes. The ice on the Neuse River Bridge in New Bern led to troopers close it down for about four hours overnight. It is now back open to traffic.

If your county is not listed, the NC DOT is reporting roadways there to be clear.


BEAUFORT COUNTY
Clear for the most part, though icy spots from frozen water are possible on multiple roadways.

The Highway 17 Bypass is considered a trouble spot.


CARTERET COUNTY
Clear with possible icy spots, though secondary unpaved roads are partially snow covered.

The Highway Patrol said at 9 a.m. that the primary roads are in pretty good shape as they start to thaw. Small accidents have been reported on secondary roads.


CRAVEN COUNTY
Icy spots on roadways.

Troopers say the Craven-Jones County line on Highway 17 is particularly icy.


DUPLIN COUNTY
Road are covered with snow and ice.


EDGECOMBE COUNTY
Roads in southern Edgecombe County are described as "very slick" by a report to the National Weather Service.


GREENE COUNTY
Clear with possibly icy spots.


HERTFORD COUNTY

The Chowan River Bridge in Edenton is very slick. Troopers report one accident there this morning.

Parkers Fishery is closed near Como. The Parkers Ferry is closed due to ice on the vessel deck and ramps.


JONES COUNTY
Roads remain covered with snow and ice.


LENOIR COUNTY
Roads are clear with possible icy spots.


NASH COUNTY
Roads are clear with possibe icy spots.


ONSLOW COUNTY
NC DOT reports roads remain covered or partially covered with snow and ice.

NC 172 in Sneads Ferry, near SR 1557, is closed, because of bridge icing.


PAMLICO COUNTY
NC DOT reports roads are partially covered with snow and ice.


PITT COUNTY
Roads are clear with possible icy spots.

Greene St. Bridge is closed in Greenville. Police say there have been multiple accidents on the icy bridge.

The Highway Patrol says they are responding to about ten wrecks on US 264 at 8 a.m..

Forlines Rd. near Creekside Elementary is slick, as is the Greene St. Bridge in Greenville.


WILSON COUNTY
Highways are okay, according to NC DOT, though icy spots are possible, especially on secondary roads.


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