(WBIR-Knoxville) Drivers around East Tennessee could face another slick commute on Thursday morning.
While the sun melted some snow, the brutally cold temperatures are expected to refreeze roads on Wednesday night.
"We know we're going to have some cold temperatures tonight so we've held some salt in reserves to be able to handle that tonight and tomorrow morning," said David Brace, director of Public Service for the City of Knoxville.
For this snow storm, the city of Knoxville used 1,300 tons of salt and 5,000 gallons of calcium chloride.
In 24 hours, the county spent approximately $100,000 on road treatments. Brace estimates the city spent around that same amount for the storm.
Knox County and the City of Knoxville focus first on treating main streets, then connectors to those main roads. If they are able to, they will then treat neighborhoods.
"Yesterday I tried to get up the hill on that side of my house and I couldn't make it up the hill so I had to go all the way around and try to come down," explained Kevin Varney, a South Knoxville resident who lives on Hillsboro Heights.
Another troublesome area was on Bexhill Drive in West Knoxville. On Tuesday, cars parked near the entrance of the neighborhood.
"There's a little hill that you gotta cross over and it was so slippery that the cars would roll backwards. So instead of trying to fight the hill, we all just parked and walked," said Herbert Lee Finley of West Knoxville.
Some cars were still parked in the grassy area on Wednesday, due to persistent slick spots.
"I'm going to let it warm up and then try my luck with the hill and see if I can make it," Finley said.
Jones Street in South Knoxville was also still covered in snow.
Dirk Riffey took his 5-year-old son, Devan Riffey, to the hill. As a child, Dirk used to sled down the street.
They walked up the hill before heading to Ober Gatlinburg for the night.