NB I-675 reopens after closure due to icy conditions, crashes - WNEM TV 5

NB I-675 reopens after closure due to icy conditions, crashes

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SAGINAW COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

Northbound I-675 has reopened after officials closed it due to icy road conditions and multiple accidents.  

The highway had been closed just after the I-75 exit in Saginaw County.

Jocelyn Hall, a spokesperson for MDOT, said the crashes were mostly happening on bridges and overpasses.

"Blowing snow is hitting residual salt still on the pavement, melting it, and then quickly refreezing because as we know, bridges and overpasses are subject to quicker freeze," Hall said.  

MDOT has road crews adding additional salt now, but drivers should be reminded to use caution when driving on any bridge or overpass as they are first to freeze.

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