Snow creates difficult travel conditions

8:25 PM, Feb 24, 2013   |    comments
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WATKINS - The storm started off strong with heavy snow around 5 a.m. Sunday. Many folks knew it was coming, but driving on the interstate in snowy conditions is something you can necessarily prepare for. 

Several travelers who were out on the interstate say they didn't have a choice because they had to work.

"I have been up since four o'clock this morning because I have to get to work in Parker and the show has really being coming down. I've seen this before, I know what I'm in for," Cindy Williams said.

The Colorado Transportation Department (CDOT) says at least 300 snow plows will be on the road throughout the Front Range, eastern plains and Denver Metro area spreading de-icer and plowing streets. 

CDOT is encouraging people to stay off the roads because in many cases, ice is forming underneath the snow pack.

For information on road conditions, CDOT says you can call 511.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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