Icy roads create dangerous conditions for commuters

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There have been hundreds of car accidents and slide-offs across the state due to recent snowstorms and dropping temperatures.

The Utah Department of Transportation has issued an emergency alert Monday stating that both Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons are restricted to 4-wheel drive vehicles or chains.

Drivers can expect areas of patchy ice and light snow Monday morning. To check weather in your neighborhood, visit the FOX 13 weather page.