TxDOT says efforts already underway to combat wintry weather expected this weekend

TxDOT's Danny Perez speaks with KPRC 2's Andy Cerota about preparations ahead of this weekend's expected wintry weather.

HOUSTON – KPRC 2′s Andy Cerota spoke with a TxDOT representative Danny Perez about the wintry weather expected this weekend, as well as efforts to mitigate its effect throughout the Houston area.

Perez said a substance called brine -- made of salt and water -- is currently being spread on some area roadways ahead of the weekend weather.

Here’s a look at that process in the works.

To watch his full interview, check back to this story for the video.

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