Travel status in St. Joseph County worsens to ‘Warning’ category

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st. Joseph County, Indiana (WNDU) – Officials say road conditions in St. Joseph County range from poor to terrible.

That’s because the county was upgraded to “warning,” the highest level of Indiana Department of Homeland Security travel advisory, on Friday night. This means we advise you to refrain from all travel and follow any necessary emergency measures.

Whiteouts were common along already snow-covered and slippery roads. increased late in the evening.

All in all, South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski, for the most part, calls it a win.

“I spoke with the sheriff this morning and his feelings are the same as ours. Great job,” Roszkowski said. “Call the community to stay off the road most of the time.”

County officials closed the following roads Friday night due to high winds and heavy drifting:

  • Bittersweet road between Anderson Road and Douglas Road
  • Cleveland Road between Capital Avenue and Bittersweet Road
  • Douglas Road between Capital Avenue and Bittersweet Road
  • Mayflower Road from Drake Street North to the railroad tracks

These roads are scheduled to be reassessed Saturday morning or when the high winds have subsided.

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