City of Clarksville, police address conditions after winter storm

Clarksville (Courtesy: iReport2)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Clarksville police released updated information of the effects on winter weather Saturday.

Police said from 11:30 a.m. to midnight Friday, there were 23 crashes. Five of those crashes had minor injuries.

On Saturday from midnight to 12:45 p.m. Clarksville saw seven crashes with no reported injuries so far.

There are still slick patches on the roadways in the city, but police told News 2 they seem to be clearing.

The City of Clarksville reported that all the city’s major roads should be cleared and the Street Department will be able to focus on residential areas.

The city expects residential areas to be cleared by Sunday afternoon.

“I want to thank the Clarksville Street Department for the hours they have spent working to keep our roads as clear as possible,” said Mayor Kim McMillan.

Area churches continue to work on providing shelter for those in need.

The Salvation Army and the New Providence United Methodist Church both have warming shelters in place.

The Community Action Agency reported everyone who sought shelter was able to receive help.

Fallen trees caused a few outages but the Clarksville Department of Electricity was able to restore them. There are no current outages, but the team is ready to respond on a 24/7 basis, according to the city.

Clarksville Transit is operating on snow routes, so anyone in need of transportation must get to a main road. For updated routes, click here.

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