Sandy Springs city officials say they are concentrating road-clearing efforts on major streets.

In an update issued shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday Jan. 29 by city spokesman Sharon Kraun, the city described road conditions as: Roswell Road –  treated and considered “passable”;Roswell & Northridge, Roswell & Abernathy, Abernathy & Mt. Vernon Hwy, Glenridge Conn & Johnson Ferry, Peachtree Dunwoody & Johnson Ferry, Peachtree Dunwoody & Glenridge, Peachtree Dunwoody & Hammond, and New Northside & Powers Ferry – treated and “somewhat passable”; Feeder / Neighborhood Roads – Not treated and considered “hazardous.”

City officials also will continue to provide shelter for stranded motorists, the city said, and about 100 people remained in shelters at midday Jan. 29. People were sheltered at Hammond Park, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal and The Davis Academy, the city said.

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