TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Department of Transportation has announced operation freeze is in effect as of Friday afternoon.
TDOT says street maintenance crews are spraying bridges with magnesium chloride.
TDOT says the magnesium chloride lowers freezing water temperatures, and creates a safer drive for vehicles and bicyclists.
❄️ Operation Freeze has been initiated as of 1 p.m. Streets Maintenance crews are out now spraying bridge decks with magnesium chloride, which lowers the freezing temperature of water and creates a safer drive for bicyclists and motorists. Travel safely and stay warm! ❄️ pic.twitter.com/73Q6EGA2kl— Tucson DOT (@Tucson_DOT) January 10, 2020