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Omaha residents react to longer commutes Friday

Posted at 10:16 AM, Nov 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-09 11:59:10-05

Snowy and icy roads caused dozens of accidents and long commutes in Omaha Friday morning, leaving many in the area frustrated. 

According to Omaha's street maintenance engineer Austin Rowser, the reason they did not brine the roads is that the ground was too warm. Rowser said the brining process needs to start 30 hours before it will work and because the forecast was wrong about yesterday's snow timing, they could not brine once the snow starts because it is worthless then.