Cove Road remained officially closed this afternoon as well.
Updated: Pickens Fire Chief Bob Howard said this afternoon, that things have definitely slowed down. He said they have worked only fender benders today and most people are staying off the roads.
Howard cautioned motorists that after dark, everything that has melted will freeze and remain frozen through mid-morning Thursday.
On another note, the Progress should hit newstands tomorrow, a day late due to trucks not being able to roll from Rome.
Emergency crews and sheriff personnel reported this morning that roads in the county remain horrible. All roads are reported as bad. Cove is officially closed at the S curves.
Lt. Kris Stancil said the worst problem in many areas are the number of abandoned cars lining roadways, which presents obstacles to the already slick conditions.
He urged everyone to stay at home.
Yesterday, emergency crews responded to 40 crashes, transported 3 people to the hospital with injuries requiring treatment but with no fatalities.
Last night the sheriff office and emergency crews provided transportation for at least 100 people left stuck on roadways throughout the county. Stancil said it could have been as high as 200.
He said every vehicle that was abandoned was checked by officers and tagged. In a very few cases, drivers chose to remain with their vehicles. Roads are expected to remain very slick throughout the day.