Forecast last night was for about an inch of snow, in 20 degree weather, overnight into morning rush hour.
Missouri Department of Transportation last night: No, we’re not pretreating roads. Everyone just try not to go anywhere in the morning.
Illinois Department of Transportation: Yeah, we are pretreating roads.
5am news this morning —
Highways in St. Louis are slick and several accidents.
Reporter in East St. Louis: Hey these highways look great!
MODOT rep on the news: Try not to go anywhere this morning while we work around the clock to get your highways cleared up.
Oh yeah sure, I’ll get in trouble with my management and lose a day’s pay for funsies. Fuck you people.
Seriously MODOT, this is why everyone hates you and we never vote for your shit in elections.