Traffic situation during Wednesday's snowstorm

12:48 PM, Dec 4, 2013   |    comments
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KUSA - Icy and snow-packed roads are the story Wednesday morning, and 9NEWS Traffic Reporter Amelia Earhart is tweeting to keep viewers up-to-date on the conditions.

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Snow was slow to fall Tuesday night and is expected to increase in volume and speed Wednesday morning, which will impact the morning commute.

Denver Public Works crews ran routes and were aggressive with de-icing materials Tuesday night, but drivers should still expect to experience snow-packed and icy conditions on Denver roadways Wednesday morning because of increasing snow. Crews will continue to plow and apply materials during the morning drive, but progress will be slowed due to rush hour.

Comment below on this article to tell us what your drive is like this morning.

If you need to see the latest highway conditions, you can check the Colorado Department of Transportation's website: http://bit.ly/1hxHCJ0.

Also, Denver Public Works has a serious of reminders for commuters Wednesday morning:

  • Check your car battery
  • Scrape your windshield and windows to ensure you can safely see out of all your windows
  • Avoid sudden stops, starts and lane changes
  • Allow at least double the length to stop as you would in dry conditions
  • Good tires are important when driving on snow and ice

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