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ODOT crews get break after preparing for worst

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Findlay expected up to six inches of snow on Sunday, and ODOT crews in Hancock County were fully prepared, but they ended up being been sent home early.

ODOT's eight remaining dayside crews in Hancock County were sent home late Sunday afternoon after cleanup wrapped up faster than expected.

District One officials say all major interstates, US and state routes are all free and clear of snow.

The organization had prepared for the worst, staffing a full 16 work crews overnight, but they say lack of wind and heavy snow, coupled with sunshine Sunday afternoon, helped move things along.

However, we're told many of the side roads and secondary streets are still patchy and snow covered, Findlay troopers are urging drivers to remain cautious.

But, for ODOT workers burned out by such an intense winter season, they're glad to finally catch a break.

Even though the dayside crews are done, it doesn't mean everyone else is.The night shift crews will be back to work late Sunday night.

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