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Delaware Governor Ends Driving Restrictions for Sussex County

Posted: Jan 05, 2018 5:34 AM Updated:
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SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.-  Delaware Gov. John Carney has ended driving restrictions he ordered for Sussex County but a state of emergency remains in effect as residents cope with bitter wind chills while digging out from a winter storm that paralyzed parts of the East Coast with blizzard-like conditions.

Schools across Delaware remained closed for a second day Friday, as well as state offices in Sussex County, the state's southernmost county and the one that received the highest snowfall amounts.

State offices in the other two counties opened Friday at 10 a.m., but Carney says a state of emergency remains in effect in Sussex County until further notice.

According to the Delaware Department of Transportation, while the driving restrictions are no longer in place, there will still be snow-covered secondary roads with significant drifting and subdivisions will likely not see plows until
Saturday. 

DelDOT said that it has brought additional plows from northern Delaware to Sussex County, and contractual plow operators are also assisting in the snow clearing effort. 

A wind chill advisory was in effect for the entire state through Saturday with wind chill predictions as low as 15 degrees below zero (-26 Celsius).

 

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