Blog: Road Conditions, Traffic Updates

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CLEVELAND — Road conditions were a problem for drivers during the Friday morning commute.

The blog below shows some of the areas with the biggest issues.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:48 am

There were two separate accidents in Painesville on Route 2 West, east of Richmond.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:49 am

A Turnpike accident on the eastbound past 71 prompted the closure of the Turnpike at Exit 151 (71), but it has since reopened.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:50 am

Mayfield Road is slick at 271.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:50 am

GroundFOX has seen multiple cars in ditches Friday morning.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:52 am

At Rt. 2 W before Rt. 615, four cars spun off the road. Two were at the left wall, two were in the snow on the right.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:52 am

Rt. 2 west is getting slick and the snow is flying.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:53 am

At 271 S before Wilson Mills in the express lanes, five police cars are on site to assist a vehicle.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20146:54 am

The Painesville and Mentor areas are especially dicey.  Please drive carefully!

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:09 am

Accident reported on 90 eastbound before West 44th.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:10 am

A look at 271 and Broadway.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:10 am

GroundFOX view of 271 heading into Summit County.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:11 am

Route 2 between Painesville and Mentor a big issue.  Many cars off the road there.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:20 am

271S headed toward Rt. 303 hasn’t been touched by a plow, Fox 8 Traffic Reporter Patty Harken said.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:33 am

Plows may have left a build-up of snow at the edge of your driveway.  Apron shoveling may be required!

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:54 am

Watch out for accidents on 76E at Wolf Ledges and on 77S at East Avenue.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20147:55 am

The left lane of 71N from before Rt. 303 is snow covered.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20148:24 am

There was an accident on Rt. 2 eastbound between Rt. 91 and east 305.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20148:26 am

The right lane of I-90 eastbound between SR 44 and Paine Road will be closed from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for safety upgrades.  The I-90 eastbound exit and entrance ramp to SR 44 will also be closed.  Detour via I-90 eastbound to Vrooman Road to I-90 eastbound to SR 44.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20148:37 am

Mentor police advise people to avoid Route 2 in Lake County.  Conditions are very, very bad.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20149:13 am

Cleveland residents with snow removal concerns should call (216) 664-2510.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20149:13 am

There was an accident in the right lane on Rt. 2E before Lost Nation.

Jessica Dabrowski January 3, 20149:15 am

Dover Center is closed at Rose because of an accident. Wires are down.