View Mobile Site

Drivers slow down in wintry weather mix

A highway maintenance employee works on deicing the roadway on K-156 northeast of Larned Thursday morning. Barton and Pawnee counties were hit by heavy sleet Thursday.

View Larger

Heavy sleet created hazardous driving conditions at midday Thursday in central Kansas.
For the most part, drivers slowed their speed and stayed on the roadway. Dispatchers in Pawnee and Stafford counties reported no traffic accidents or rollovers.
The worst road conditions at midday were reported near Ellsworth, where all roads were completely ice covered — K-14 north, K-14 south to K-4, K-156 from Great Bend and K-140 eastbound.
Other reported slippery spots were 1-70 from Salina to Wakeeney; U.S. 56 from Pawnee Rock to Kinsley; K-4 west of Hoisington and all highways near Hutchinson.
The precipitation had moved to the ...

** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

In order to view premium content, you must purchase a subscription.

Thank you for showing so much interest in our site! Our policies allow 10 free article views each month. To access additional articles including the E-Tribune, please subscribe. Already a print or online subscriber? Just log on to access additional content.

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...