MASON CITY, Iowa – After it snows and you’re heading for road, you may be asking yourself the question, “Where are all the snow plows?”
Well now there’s an app for that.
Look no further than your mobile device or your computer to see where the Iowa DOT snowplows are at.
All you have to do is go to the Iowa DOT site, click on planning ahead, then winter driving, and find snowplow locations.
Those working for the department say it’s a great way to make sure your safety is always first.
“Safety is the number one thing with the DOT and we just feel this is good information we can provide to people where they can take a look, see where the plows are at and use it as another tool to make an informed decision if their trip is really necessary when we’re having bad weather,” said Pete Hjelmtad with the Iowa DOT.
Hjelmstad says they just launched the app last week, and the response has been positive.
He reminds folks to also be checking Iowa 5-1-1 for road conditions.