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Snow piles causing dangerous intersections


High snow banks may be great for sledding but they're not so great for driving.

Drivers are having problems seeing oncoming traffic because of limited visibility at some intersections here in Eau Claire. The city says it's working to push back or haul away snow at these intersections when they have time. The busiest streets with the highest banks are being done first.

Street maintenance manager Steven Thompson says the best thing for visibility would be for the weather to start acting like spring.

"We'd like to see it warm up. We don't want to see a really fast warm up but a nice slow warm up. And, no more snow," Thompson says.

The Eau Claire Police Department urges drivers to use caution and be extra careful at these intersections.

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