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Slick North Texas Roads Lead to Wrecks, Closures

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    TxDOT Spokesman Discusses Icy Roads

    Texas Department of Transportation spokesman Ryan LaFontaine discusses icy North Texas roads and winter weather preparation. (Published Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015)

    Wet and icy conditions have contributed to several wrecks and closures in North Texas Tuesday morning.

    Dallas County

    • Sideways truck blocks westbound Interstate 30 ramp to southbound Loop 12 in Dallas.
    • Wreck involving a semitrailer shuts down northbound Interstate 45 near Simpson Stuart Road.
    • Vehicle slid off Interstate 20 and hit an overpass column near U.S. 67 in Dallas.
    • Two left lanes of southbound U.S. 75 are blocked at Arapaho Road in Richardson.
    • Icy patches caused several wrecks on Interstate 20 near Polk Street in Dallas.
    • Wreck on westbound Interstate 30 at Ferguson Road in Dallas.

    Tarrant County

    • Sixth Street is closed between Commerce and Henderson streets in downtown Fort Worth because of ice.
    • Eastbound Interstate 30 is shut down near Belt Line Road in Grand Prairie.
    • Only one lane is open on westbound Interstate 30 at Riverside Drive in Fort Worth after a vehicle flipped.

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