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Snow on ice makes for bad road mix

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Because of last weekend's rain, many side streets in Toledo are ice covered.

The rain and melted snow froze in the sub-freezing temperatures.  Now many neighborhood streets have ice packs of 6 inches or more.

Tonight, we are expecting a big winter storm that could dump up to 10 inches of snow.  That snow will fall on streets with a thick coating of ice and there is almost nothing Toledo street crews can do about it.

Residents are concerned because driving on snow and ice is dangerous.  One street corner in east Toledo has seen a number of slip and slides where cars have crashed into homes.

But the commissioner of Streets, Bridges and Harbor says putting salt on the roads will not melt the ice.

So when driving in Toledo, this week, be careful; there's a lot of ice under that snow.

 

 

 

 

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