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Icy and slick roads are making for a 'white knuckle' morning commute

Posted at 6:24 AM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 08:41:40-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Roads in northern Utah are icy and slick Thursday morning and there have been a lot of slide-offs and crashes.

Due to snow Wednesday night and sub-freezing temperatures Thursday morning, driving is treacherous in some areas.

Patchy ice has developed on bridges and overpasses, especially in the Salt Lake Valley. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution as roads will be very slick through the morning commute.

Motorists heading up canyon and mountain routes should be prepared for chain restrictions at any time during snow events.

The following routes will experience weather-related travel concerns Thursday morning:

  • I-15, through Davis County and Weber County
  • I-215, entire route
  • I-80, through Salt Lake City to Wyoming border
  • I-84, US-89 Jct. to I-80 Jct.
  • US-89, UT/ID border to Cache Valley; over Sardine Summit (east of Logan)
  • Northern mountain routes: SR-39, SR-158, SR-150, SR-167, SR-35
  • SR-224 (Park City)
  • SR-201, entire route
  • SR-190 Big Cottonwood Canyon
  • SR-210 Little Cottonwood Canyon