Snow makes for messy commute - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Snow makes for messy commute

Posted:
MARATHON (WAOW) -

The snowfall had crews working highways and side roads, as the evening commute continued. The snow started to come down in Central Wisconsin in the early afternoon on Wednesday.

Road crews were out right away, salting side streets and highways. But cars were still slipping and sliding across the road, causing some car crashes throughout the day.

Highway department crews say even though we're in the middle of winter, there's some things to keep in mind.

"Please remember, when you're out there driving, it's a community event. Slow down, give our plows plenty of room, and give the people around you plenty of room and plan on leaving a little early," Marathon County Highway Department Operations Manager Dan Raczkowski said.     

Highway officials say crews will be out until about 10 p.m. on Wednesday and will head out again in the morning on Thursday.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.