Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Sprinklers Cause Slick Spots

Hey folks, it's late October. It's safe to turn off your sprinklers now. There have been several reports of icy patches since temperatures dropped below freezing on area roadways due to sprinkler systems left on. One spot yesterday was so bad that a deicer truck was sent to melt it.

The Spokesman-Review has the story.

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About SRTC

SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.