By 6:30 p.m., MoDOT had around 200 trucks treating the roadways.
“Whenever you say ‘ice,’ ice is ice, it makes me nervous,” said Mark Croarkin, MoDOT spokesman. “Any ice can make the roads slick. It takes less than a hundredth of an inch of ice to cause problems, so we really have to stay on top of this.”
MoDOT issued this warning Thursday afternoon: "Rain/sleet/freezing rain will start sticking to the roads, most likely, around 6 p.m. If you can get home by then, that would be ideal. If not, be prepared for slick spots on your commute."
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