Snow Force activates for winter weather

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Indianapolis' Department of Public Works has activated its team of 290 Snow Force members in response to the winter weather headed for Indianapolis this weekend.

Seventy-three snow plow drivers will begin Saturday night at 11:00 p.m.  Another group of 73 drivers are expected to take over Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and crews will work as needed through Monday morning, according to DPW Spokeswoman Jennifer Hashem.

INDOT is also monitoring the winter weather closely. Spokesman Nate Riggs said the agency has 50 to 60 crews in Indianapolis on stand by in case of severe weather.

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