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Snowy, icy roads in Milwaukee

Snowy, icy roads in Milwaukee

DPW crews will work late into the night on de-icing the roads

Updated: 11:17 PM CST Dec 22, 2022

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TO ALL NIGHTER. CAROLINE: THAT IS RIGHT. YOU CAN SEE BEHIND ME ON NORTH AVENUE THAT WE HAVE SOME CARS DRIVING BY. THE ROADS ARE STILL PRETTY SNOW-COVERED. THIS IS PROBABLY THE BEST ROAD WE HAVE SEEN TONIGHT, SOME SIDE ROADS ARE WORSE. THE PROBLEM WILL BE THE ICE THAT ACCUMULATES AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO DROP. MILWAUKEE’S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS WILL BE ON ALL WEEKEND, SHIFTING FROM PLOWING TO SALTING THE ROADS. COMBATTING THE FRIGID WEATHER. AS TEMPERATURES DROP BELOW ZERO. >> BITTERLY COLD, I’M FREEZING. TERRIBLE. THE WIND IS BRUTAL. CAROLINE: THE ROADS GETTING SLICK. >> IT LOOKS DANGEROUS, REALLY SLIPPERY, LOT OF SNOW, I’M GLAD I’M NOT DRIVING. >> LITTLE SLIPPERY, JUST DRIVE SLOWER SHOULD BE ALRIGHT. >> YEAH. I THINK IT’S GOING TO CONTINUE TO GET A LITTLE SLIPPERY THOUGH. >> EVEN THOSE USED TO THESE CONDITIONS. >> I DON’T LIKE IT. NOT AT ALL. NOT ENJOYING IT. NOT TAKING THEIR CHANCES. >> TOO COLD, WE DECIDED TO WALK AND GET A SANDWICH AND COUPLE DRINKS. >> NOW, WALKING BECAUSE OF THE ROADS? >> YEP. WE WERE GOING TO DRIVE AND IM — I AM LIKE, IT IS NOT WORTH IT. I DON’T WANT TO SLIDE DOWN THE ROAD. CAROLINE: DPW SAYING ITS ROAD CREWS WILL CONTINUE TO WORK. THROUGHOUT THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. JOYCE: CAROLINE, DPW SAYS IT’S CREWS WERE PRE-TREATING THE ROADS ALL DAY YESTERDAY TOO. CAROLINE: PRETREATING THE ROADS YESTERDAY, THIS MORNING, AND NOW DIVERTING ALL OF THE RESOURCES TO CONTINUING TO TREAT THESE ROADS TO KEEP THAT ICE OFF PIT WE EXP

Snowy, icy roads in Milwaukee

DPW crews will work late into the night on de-icing the roads

WISN

Updated: 11:17 PM CST Dec 22, 2022

Milwaukee Department of Public Works crews will continue treating roads late into Thursday and potentially overnight into Friday.DPW crews pre-treated the roads Wednesday, plowed on Thursday and continued de-icing throughout the evening.Crews will continue working on roads through the holiday weekend .

Milwaukee Department of Public Works crews will continue treating roads late into Thursday and potentially overnight into Friday.

DPW crews pre-treated the roads Wednesday, plowed on Thursday and continued de-icing throughout the evening.

Crews will continue working on roads through the holiday weekend.

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