INDOT Map of IndianaThe Indiana Department of Transportation announces, for the third consecutive year, that it will be tracking the movements of Jolly ‘Ol Saint Nick while he makes his rounds in the Hoosier State.

On December 24, beginning at 6 p.m. eastern time, INDOT Social media pages will track the movements of Santa Claus as he enters the state in our Seymour District. Kris Kringle will visit Indiana landmarks, visit with INDOT staff and help spread the word about travel tips and safe driving.

Children and parents who would like to follow Santa can do so at the times listed below using #SantaStopsIN:

6 p.m. Seymour District

www.facebook.com/INDOTSoutheast
www.twitter.com/INDOTSoutheast

6:30 p.m. Greenfield District

www.facebook.com/INDOTEastCentral
www.twitter.com/INDOTEast

7 p.m. Fort Wayne District

www.facebook.com/INDOTNortheast
www.twitter.com/INDOTNortheast

7:30 p.m. LaPorte District

www.facebook.com/INDOTNorthwest
www.twitter.com/INDOTNorthwest

8 p.m. Crawfordsville District

www.facebook.com/INDOTWestCentral
www.twitter.com/INDOT_WCentral

8:30 p.m. Vincennes District

www.facebook.com/INDOTVincennesDistrict
www.twitter.com/INDOTSouthwest

Know before you go

INDOT reminds Hoosiers to drive defensively and plan extra travel time during the holidays. Hoosier Helpers sponsored by State Farm will patrol urban interstates in Indianapolis, Northwest Indiana and Southern Indiana near Louisville during heavy travel periods this holiday.

Learn about traffic and road conditions, crashes and construction on state highways by visiting http://indot.carsprogram.org, calling 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or dialing 511 from a mobile phone.

Subscribe to receive INDOT news and information by text message or email at http://bit.ly/INDOTsubscription. Find links to INDOT’s regional Facebook and Twitter pages at http://bit.ly/INDOTsocial.

INDOT urges drivers to slow down and stay alert near crews.

Stay Informed

Motorists can learn about highway work zones and other traffic alerts at indot.carsprogram.org, 1-800-261-ROAD (7623) or 511 from a mobile phone.

Subscribe to receive text and email alerts about INDOT projects at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/INDOT/subscriber/new. Find links to INDOT’s Facebook and Twitter pages at www.in.gov/indot/3074.htm.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Transportation