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NSP issues caution for drivers on Interstate 80

Posted at 11:45 AM, Dec 28, 2018

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KMTV) — After responding to hundreds of weather-related issues on I-80 in the last 24 hours, the Nebraska State Patrol and Department of Transportation is urging for continued caution when traveling in the Central and Western part of the state.

The State Patrol has responded to almost 150 motorists in addition to dozens of crashes.

“Our troopers and dispatchers have been busy assisting stranded motorists, investigating crashes, and working with NDOT crews to both close and reopen Interstate 80,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “We’d like to thank the public for their patience and for the vast majority who have utilized sound winter driving practices to stay safe.”

Grand Island and Kearney were both in a snow emegency Thursday.