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    ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    For those of you still at work, the roads between Ames and Des Moines are completely ice covered. They don't look too bad but cars were going in the ditch right and left on my way home tonight, and we were all only going around 20mph.

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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    I concur



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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    That EIU license plated SUV sure went flying past me into the ditch. Yje plate said Herky 2. Poor chap.


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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    yep, i will 4th that, they are crappy


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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    I was just on the roads in eastern iowa here and they are not that bad here. Did you guys get a bunch of snow or something?



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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    Great, I'm leaving Des Moines for Ames at 7. Think I-35 would be better than 65/69 or 14th street or whichever you want to call it? 65/69 won't be as busy but they don't seem to clear it as well as I-35.



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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    might be a lil bit better, i saw some trucks going out onto the interstate not to long ago
    and im in ankeny


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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    Rumor has it the fast you go, the safer it is.



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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    I don't get off work until 8...hopefully that's enough time for them to get I-35 under control, but I see on the iowa road conditions website it says partially covered and towing prohibited...great...



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    Re: ATTN Drivers, Roads Are BAD

    Quote Originally Posted by ekim121 View Post
    I don't get off work until 8...hopefully that's enough time for them to get I-35 under control, but I see on the iowa road conditions website it says partially covered and towing prohibited...great...
    "Towing prohibited" is DoT-ese for "Oh, $&%#!". Stay off the roads as long as possible. I-35 from Oralabor Rd. to Ames is always the very last thing to get cleared... I nearly died more than once driving it during that giant blizzard we had on the 20th.


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