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Plows in Cole County use more than 1,000 tons of salt for two-day winter storm

Road crews in Missouri's capital worked around the clock on Tuesday as the second round of a winter storm moved dropped snow and water.

Click here for the latest forecast from the ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather Team.

Jefferson City and Cole County public works departments have had plow drivers working around the clock since the snow started falling on Sunday.

Larry Benz with the county public works department said they have used more than 1,000 tons of salt between Sunday and Monday. Britt Smith with the city said they used more than 500 just on Sunday.

"It's been an expensive storm," Benz said.

Both departments plan on having small teams work overnight and have full crews return Tuesday morning.

Click here for a map showing Jefferson City road conditions.

Click here for the MoDOT traveler map.

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