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Snow and Frigid Temperatures Leave Icy Roads and Slick Conditions

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Traffic backed up on detour along route 98, Route 20 and Route 18 Traffic backed up on detour along route 98, Route 20 and Route 18

Interstate 90 westbound in Erie County is back open from Exit 16 (Franklin Center/Fairview, Route 98) to Exit 9 (Platea/Girard, Route 18).

That portion of road was closed after a truck jackknifed in slick conditions and blocked the lane. A detour was put in  place, using Route 98, Route 20 and Route 18.

Even with the sun shining brightly Thursday morning the frigid temperatures that came in after the storm passed didn't allow for any melting. Streets that were plowed still had an icy base and that made for a rash of morning accidents around Erie.

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