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Crashes divert JFK traffic; injuries reported in West Dodge Road crash

 Nebraska State Patrol closed access to the Interstate 80 off-ramp to Highway 75 for a short while after multiple accidents on Wednesday morning, Jan. 22, 2020. (Courtesy of Nebraska State Patrol)
Nebraska State Patrol closed access to the Interstate 80 off-ramp to Highway 75 for a short while after multiple accidents on Wednesday morning, Jan. 22, 2020. (Courtesy of Nebraska State Patrol) (WOWT)
Published: Jan. 22, 2020 at 7:17 AM CST
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Wet snow in above-freezing temperatures made for sloppy road conditions around the Omaha-metro on Wednesday morning. Many schools around the area called off classes, and Omaha Police were on accident alert at the start of the morning commute.

Below are the latest 6 News updates on how the weather is affecting the area.



3: 19 p.m. --

Wednesday trash and recyling collection in Omaha has been suspended as a result of today's snowfall, according to a release from the Public Works Department.

10:15 a.m. --

NSP reopened the I-80 off-ramp to Highway 75.

10:06 a.m. --

Authorities report a rollover crash with serious injuries on eastbound West Dodge Road near 185th Street.

9:44 a.m. --

Several crashes on southbound Highway 75 near L Street have led police to close access at southbound I-480. Traffic is being diverted onto I-80.

6:42 a.m. --

Omaha Police are on accident alert.

Ashly Richardson gives an update on how the morning snow has impacted Omaha streets so far.

FIRST ALERT DAY: Messy morning commute. Ashly Richardson has a look at road conditions.

Posted by WOWT 6 News on Wednesday, January 22, 2020
5:41 a.m. --

West Omaha streets remain snow-covered:

4:45 a.m. --

Ashly Richardson is out checking on street conditions in West Omaha:

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