Tyler District TxDOT workers going to Dallas to help in winter weather conditions
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — Longview Maintenance Supervisor, Don McQuitty, was giving final instructions on Saturday to 21 Tyler district employees who volunteered to help the Texas Department of Transportation's Dallas District address ice and snow conditions in the Denton area.
The Tyler District serves western Longview in Gregg County, in addition to Smith, Wood, Rusk, Van Zandt, Henderson, Anderson, and Cherokee Counties. The district also sent five pieces of their heavy equipment and eight 10-yard dump trucks that will help in clearing and sanding roads and bridges.
Crews in Dallas have been working around the clock since Thursday afternoon to get the roads in driving condition.