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Crash report: Colorado drivers experience wet commute Thursday

Drivers woke up to wet roadways with patches of slick spots over bridges and overpasses Thursday morning.

Just after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the City of Colorado Springs was placed on Accident Alert status. At 8:00 a.m. Thursday it was taken off Accident Alert status.

The biggest concern Thursday was for those traveling around the Walsenburg/Trinidad area. Drivers in the area experienced whiteout conditions and snow-packed roads.

The first crash in Colorado Springs was reported shortly after 6 a.m. on I-25 northbound just before Garden of the Gods. The vehicles were moved to the shoulder and no delays were reported.

Follow the most recent crashes in this feed below:

A commercial chain law went into effect Thursday morning on Hwy 24 between Woodland Park and Divide.

Chains or alternative traction devices (ATDs) are required for all CMV, including buses and vans of 16+ capacity.

Check back for updates on the changing road conditions.

For a full list of school closures click here.

For a live traffic map click here.

For more on the changing weather conditions click here.

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