Side Roads Remain Problem for Local Residents

7 years 4 months 5 days ago Thursday, January 20 2011 Jan 20, 2011 Thursday, January 20, 2011 9:48:56 PM CST January 20, 2011 in News
COLUMBIA - The snow may have stopped, but the problems continue. People are still having trouble getting around on some slippery roads Thursday night, mostly in their own neighborhoods.

The problem is mostly the secondary roads and residential streets. Some still haven't been touched by any plows. Numerous cars have slipped and slid around out by Boone Hospital.

Some cars didn't even get out Thursday.  There is still snow piled up to the top of tires and all around the vehicles.

On MU's east campus, friends created a make-shift towing service to help free each others cars.  This was scene for most of the day.

Columbia Resident Michael Scallorns says, "People behind us have been stuck, we've pushed a few cars up the driveway so they could back out. You know, if we're outside and we see somebody who needs help we just go give them a hand. It's kind of a nightmare."

Main roads and highways are clear and drivers are traveling at normal speeds.  People should still drive cautiously on the secondary streets.




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