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Knox County parents concerned about icy roads, 2 hour delay

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Several concerned Knox County parents reached out to WATE 6 On Your Side on Thursday night after the school system announced classes would be held Friday on a two hour delay, saying their roads are still too icy for school buses.

One such parent was Lacey Goodman Facer, who sent a photo of her road in West Knox County.

SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS

"I went out today and drove my bus route in particular and there were roads I could not get down in my car, and then you throw in the fact that we have young drivers out trying to get to school, they can't get through the neighborhoods. It's just not safe, and I would like for them to recognize that," said Facer.

The public works director says there are too many level three roads to treat every single one, so some icy roads linger. 

The WATE 6 On Your Side Storm Team says temperatures will remain below freezing until late morning.


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