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Road chief defends performance on roads

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By Cindy Simpson

Many Roane County roads were still covered in dangerous slick ice Thursday morning, well after weather forecaster said they should be clear.

Roane County Road Superintendent Tom Hamby said road crews began salting roads in Roane County 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and were still at work noon Thursday.

He said the icy rain coating everything started earlier than his department expected.

Accidents caused crews to change routes and also slowed them down, Hamby added.


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