KDOT touts improvements to KanDrive.org ahead of snow season

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Kansas Department of Transportation has made improvements to their online portal for drivers.

According to a news release, key improves to the real-time website eases access to information from one page with the addition to tabs.

The website has interactive maps that show road conditions due to weather, construction zones, shows live cameras and what digital signs are displaying, and available parking for trucks at rest stops.

“Helping motorists receive a variety of information before beginning their journey will give them the knowledge needed to plan their routes or even delay their start time to when the situation improves,” Alan Spicer, Assistant Bureau Chief in Transportation Planning said. “Being informed of road conditions is an important tool to have when making travel choices.”

KDOT says the website had nearly 2 million views last winter.