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Snow packed roads lead to accidents & closures in the Metro

I-480 westbound ramp to southbound Highway 75 closed
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Posted at 10:54 AM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 12:07:55-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Omaha Police Department says the city is no longer under an accident alert but snow, ice and crashes continue to impact roads in the Metro.

At this time, the I-480 westbound ramp to Highway 75 southbound is closed due to a number off accidents, although it should open any minute.

Today, 3 News Now Reporter Phil Bergman will be looking at areas drivers should avoid and see what's being done to keep roadways safe for travel.

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