Multiple crashes block Highway 3 bridge deck in Lethbridge

WATCH ABOVE: Highway 3 was temporarily closed to traffic in Lethbridge on Monday as icy conditions led to multiple collisions during the evening commute.

Drivers were asked to avoid Highway 3 Monday evening after slick road conditions led to multiple collisions, Lethbridge police said.

Officers dealt with crashes that temporarily blocked eastbound and westbound lanes on the Highway 3 bridge deck.

Lethbridge police reminded the public to exercise caution when driving, especially in extremely slippery conditions.

Officials confirmed the highway had been reopened to traffic in both directions just after 8:30 p.m.

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