Icy roads slow morning commute

Posted on: 9:04 am, February 19, 2013, by

I-74 and 53rd Street in Davenport 2-19-13 (photo from IDOT traffic camera)

I-74 and 53rd Street in Davenport 2-19-13 (photo from IDOT traffic camera)

The quick change from rain to bitter cold and snow left a layer of ice on area roads.

That ice and snow meant a much slower than usual commute for morning drivers Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

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The Illinois Department of Transportation said I-74 from Galesburg to Moline was 50% covered in ice Tuesday morning, and US 34 from Galesburg to Monmouth was 25% covered in ice.

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The Iowa Department of Transportation reported US 61 in Scott County was partially covered in ice before driving into Davenport. It also says that US 67 in Clinton County is still mostly covered in ice.

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