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Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday January 26th, 2023 :: 11:48 a.m. EST


Wayne County's Level 1 Travel Advisory to EXPIRE at 12noon 1/26/2023

Wayne County Travel Advisory (Level I ) will expire at 12:00 P.M.-1/26/2023
From:          Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, Emergency Management Agency, Wayne County Highway Department, the City of Richmond, and the Town of Centerville.

Subject:       Travel Advisory (Level I) Issued 1/25/2023 at 12:00 a.m. Expires AT 12:00PM today.
Authority:   Commissioners Ordinance 2003-003                  
Date:          Thursday, January 26, 2023.  Effective Time: 12:00 PM

For Immediate Release

A Travel Advisory (level I), Issued for Wayne County Roadways and The Streets of The City of Richmond and The Town of Centerville Due to Accumulating Snowfall Causing Icy/snow-Covered Roadways Making Travel Hazardous, Will Be Allowed to Expire.

The Travel Advisory took effect at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 and Will Expire today, Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 12:00 PM. This Advisory applied to all roads maintained by Wayne County Highway Department and the Street Departments of City of Richmond and the Town of Centerville.

This Travel Advisory was issued to warn those who must travel on Wayne County roadways and City Streets to use extreme caution due to heavy snowfall amounts and blowing and drifting snow causing widespread snow-covered roadways and hazardous travel conditions.

Media Contacts: Wayne County EMA                                                 (765) 973-9399                                                                                 [email protected]


If you must drive during this winter season, remain alert and use caution as you may encounter slick patches on roads and rapidly changing road conditions.  Allow extra time to get to your destination, reduce your speed and increase the following distance from the vehicle ahead.  Avoid sudden changes in speed and apply brakes and accelerator slowly and gently.

Check our website before you go for current or upgraded travel restrictions:  A Transportation Emergency Fact Sheet is also available that explains the various travel emergency conditions.
Check the travel emergency status of other Indiana counties on the IDHS Travel Advisory Map at  Travelers can check state road conditions and road closures before they depart by calling INDOT’s TrafficWise at 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or on the internet at  Please, Do Not Call 911 for information on travel restrictions or road conditions.

Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
401 E Main St
Richmond, IN 47374

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-973-9399

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