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Icy Roads: Don't Go on Them

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This is a picture of the West Loop in the Galleria area, at rush hour on a Friday morning.

THERE'S A REASON IT'S EMPTY, PEOPLE.

Like a ton of other freeways in town, there's ice and accidents. And remember, it only takes one idiot to ruin your day.

In other words, you need a really, really good reason to get on the freeways this morning. And the side roads are filled with people using them as alternatives.

Things may improve around lunchtime, everyone is saying. In the meantime, check out the traffic cams at TranStar.

West Loop & Memorial right now:

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