IDOT warns of pavement buckling due to extreme heat - KMOV.com

IDOT warns of pavement buckling due to extreme heat

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Extreme heat can cause a number of alarming issues, including pavement failures.

The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning drivers of buckling road due to heat exposure. The extreme temperatures can lead to pavement expansion, extending the warning until the end of the week. 

IDOT also cautions drivers to plan for slow traffic and maintenance workers attending to damaged roads. 

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