Snow Emergency Plan Goes Into Affect At 6 PM Wed. In Frederick County

All motorists must have snow tires or chains on their vehicles when traveling.







Frederick, Md (KM)   The Maryland State Police say the Snow  Emergency Plan will take affect in Frederick County beginning at 6:00 PM on Wednesday.

Troopers say motorist who go out driving need to have snow tires or chains on their vehicles.  Studded tires are allowed  form Nov. 1st through Marc. 31st

When the Snow Emergency Plan is in effect, motorists may not park their vehicles on highways designated as Snow Emergency Routes.

The Snow Emergency Routes in Frederick County are:


U.S. Route 15

U.S. Route 15 (Business)

U.S. Route 40

U.S. Route 40 (Alternate)

U.S. Route 340

MD Route 17

MD Route 26

MD Route 27

MD Route 28

MD Route 31

MD Route 75

MD Route 76

MD Route 79

MD Route 80

MD Route 85

MD Route 140

MD Route 144FA

MD Route 180

MD Route 194

Interstate 70

Interstate 270


By Kevin McManus