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***IMPORTANT LOAD SECURITY INFO***
Posted by: twarwick
12/19/2014
12:00 AM | General News
  • Do not discuss the product you are hauling with anyone.

  • Tarp all loads that are deemed High Value.

  • You must have your Fleet Mangers permission to take the load through home.

  • Never unhook from a High Value load.

  • If you are away from your tractor/trailer, 2 means of security must be used: glad hand locks and dash air valve locks.

  • On the weekends, Operations will call every contractor on a High Value load

You need to provide the name of a secure location, devices used to secure and the status!

  • If you drop an empty trailer it must be dropped at a secure location. It also must have two means of securement: a pin lock and glad hand locks. An empty trailer is a target for theft .

  • IMPORTANT NOTE!!! SECURE DROP LOCATIONS ARE ONLY THOSE APPROVED BY CRST MALONE.


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Friday Weather 12-19-14
Posted by: twarwick
12/19/2014
12:00 AM | General News

Winter Weather Advisory, Northern and Western PA, NY and eastern OH.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW... WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS... .A COATING FROM FREEZING DRIZZLE

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... A TRACE OF SNOW POSSIBLE.

* SNOW AND ICE BEGINNING... FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ENDING AFTER SUNRISE.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW AND ICE... 3AM TO 7AM.

* SNOW AND ICE ENDING... THE THREAT FOR ICING FROM FREEZING DRIZZLE SHOULD DIMINISH BY MID-MORNING.

Weather Statement, Laramie WY region, I 80 to Cheyenne

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL EVENT INCREASINGLY LIKELY FOR CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN NEBRASKA...

FOR THE SNOWY... SIERRA MADRE AND LIKELY OVER THE NORTHERN LARAMIE RANGE... A LONG DURATION HEAVY SNOWFALL EVENT IS LOOKING INCREASINGLY LIKELY FOR SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY... WITH POSSIBLE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OVER THESE MOUNTAINS OF 15 TO 30 INCHES IN THE LONG DURATION SNOWFALL EVENT.

FOR CHRISTMAS EVE... AND CHRISTMAS DAY... THE MODELS ARE NOW COMING INTO AGREEMENT FOR A POSSIBLE 12 TO 24 HOUR SNOWFALL EVENT ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND TO A LESSER EXTENT OVER WESTERN NEBRASKA.

Roads,

WA I 90 Snowqualmie Pass, Chains required to get over the pass, snowing hard, Much of the state has fog..

MT I 90 Ice, snow Missoula, the ID line, Butte.

WY I 80 Slick spots between Rawlins and Laramie.

The West - A storm system will bring heavy snow for areas of the Pacific NW with more than 4 inches expected by Sunday morning, Very heavy snow in the mtns with possible 4 foot accumulations. Rain and snow for the Great Basin, look for snow as well for areas of MT and WY as well as UT late. There is a chance of weather affecting I 80 Donner Pass with a storm, nothing posted yet about this issue.

The South - The deep south and Gulf Coast region will have unsettled weather, rain for TX, OK, Louisiana, MS and LA into GA and the Southeast coast.

The Midwest - With high pressure in control most of the region should have a good travel day, some snow could call in northern MN, ND northern WI.

The Northeast - Snow late for areas of eastern OH, PA into NY. The rest of the region should be dry.

Winter Storm Watch, UT I 80, I 15, I 84, Southern ID I 84, US 30, I 86 Just posted

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH AND WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAIN RANGES
AND THE WASATCH PLATEAU AND BOOK CLIFFS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS ACROSS THE WASATCH RANGE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL REACH THE NORTHERN WASATCH MOUNTAINS LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN SPREAD SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER
OF THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS BY EARLY SUNDAY. SNOW WILL CONTINUE
HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE IN
INTENSITY AND AREAL COVERAGE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE STORM WILL BE
NEAR 6000 FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE TO NEAR 7000 FEET DURING
THE DAY SUNDAY.

* WINDS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG RIDGELINE AND
ACROSS EXPOSED AREAS BY LATE SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS OF 25 TO 35
MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED.


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SLOW/SHUT DOWNS & WEATHER UPDATES
Posted by: twarwick
12/19/2014
12:00 AM | General News

Closing

WY I80: Closed EASTBOUND between Laramie and Cheyenne at milepost 345 due to a crash. Traffic is being re-routed onto Exit 342 I80 Service Road.

Update on roads,

OH Northern areas, Cleveland region, Akron areas of freezing rain. **** LIFTED ****

PA I 80 from the OH line to mm 150 Slick then again at mm 232 to mm 284

SLOW DOWNS :

NY Snow and ice, I 90, PA line to Buffalo, many roads in the north, west and southern areas slick. ***LIFTED***

PA I 79 North of Pittsburgh, slick to Erie PA ***LIFTED***

PA I 90 Slick entire route ***LIFTED***

PA I 99 slick, most of the entire route ***LIFTED***

PA I 80 from the OH line to mm 150 Slick then again at mm 232 to mm 284 ***LIFTED***
MT I-15 Great Falls to Helena due to high winds ***LIFTED***

WA I-90 mm 45 to mm 78 snow and slush on the roads ***LIFTED***

ND I29 mm 78 to mm 56

ND I 94 MN Border to Bismarck ***ADDED***

SD I 29 mm 68 to mm 207 heavy fog and ice ***ADDED***

ID I90 Washington border to Montana border. snow and ice on roadways **** ADDED ****


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CA:

A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY
BRINGING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
OF THE SIERRA. LIGHT SNOWFALL THIS MORNING WILL BE FOLLOWED BY
HEAVIER SNOWFALL THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS THE MAIN COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH. THIS SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE TRAVEL DELAYS
AND POSSIBLE CHAIN RESTRICTIONS ESPECIALLY DURING THIS HIGH
VOLUME TRAVEL TIME.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH
UP TO 10 INCHES AT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

CA I 80 Donner Pass...

[IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA]
**FOR EASTBOUND TRAFFIC:
    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM NYACK (PLACER CO) TO TRUCKEE (NEVADA CO)

**FOR WESTBOUND TRAFFIC:
    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM TRUCKEE (NEVADA CO) TO 1 MI EAST OF BAXTER 
(PLACER CO) 

 

 


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