ODOT lowers speed limit on I-90 in Lake County because of snow

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I-90 at Vrooman Road. (Photo courtesy: ODOT)

PAINESVILLE, Ohio-- The Ohio Department of Transportation lowered the speed limit on Interstate 90 in Lake County Tuesday night because of low visibility and heavy snowfall on the road.

The speed limit is now at 40 mph in the area that's become known for weather-related crashes.

As of 9:30 p.m., ODOT had 54 crews out plowing and treating roadways in Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake counties.

Painesville police said there is a snow parking ban in effect for the city until further notice.

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Lake and Ashtabula counties until 7 a.m. Wednesday.

More on the forecast here

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