The morning commute should be a little easier today, as area road crews have had another day to clean up the mess left by a winter strorm on Thursday.  The snow fell at a rate not seen in a while, and the region ended up with about 6 inches of accumulation before it was all said and done.

Madison County Highway Superintendent Gary Stalhut says luckily, blowing and drifting is not expected to be a problem.

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Alton Public Works Director Brad Cunningham says he felt his crews were prepared.

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There were numerous instances of cars off the roadway throughout the Metro East on Thursday, and major delays on the St. Louis side after MoDOT got caught a little behind the storm, adding hours to some morning commutes.

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