TxDOT crews preparing for winter road conditions Posted in: News TxDOT crews are proactively preparing area roadways for potentially icy conditions. The pre- treatment of I-20 and other major roadways using brine began Jan. 1. Pre-treatment of major roadways allows TxDOT to get ahead of wintry weather conditions. The process is a fast-moving mobile operation with minimal impacts to traffic. Drivers ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!