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We have continuing coverage on a dangerous stretch of Interstate 90 in Lake County.

Channel 3 was the first to bring your concerns to ODOT in early December.

We're holding ODOT accountable to make sure they're doing all they can to keep you safe.

For now, it's the same story, because of bad weather, ODOT wasn't able to do any work today because they would have had to close a lane, which, in this weather, would not be safe.

Now some of the safety upgrades we've been telling you about are getting pushed back.

Thursday marked yet another multivehicle accident on I-90 in Lake County.

This one involved six cars.

One person was taken to the hospital.

Now let's take a look at the numbers: In the span of less than two weeks, we've witnessed several serious accidents here.

On Dec. 24, a 28-car pileup sent eight people to the hospital.

Three days later, three semis and three cars collided.

One child had to be transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital.

Even ODOT agrees that more needs to be done.

"We're continually looking to do things better, and we've noticed an increase in accidents in that area," says Jocelynn Clemings, an ODOT spokeswoman.

Channel 3 has asked state troopers exactly how many accidents have happened here in the past six months, but we weren't able to get the information before our deadline.

Here's what we do know:

This week, ODOT added two speed trailers, three portable message signs and four additional 55 mph speed limit signs.

On Wednesday, when we drove by one of those speed trailers, we told you it wasn't working.

In response to our report, ODOT has now reset all the trailers and connected them to a generator so they don't go out again.

They're also working on getting a third trailer.

But as long as these wintry weather conditions continue, other safety upgrades may get pushed back.

Yesterday, ODOT told us they'd be installing barrels with steady burn amber lights either today or tomorrow.

Now, they're hoping for Saturday.

And if the weather weren't already a problem, drivers who ignore the reduced speed limit are.

"Until they find a way to fix stupid, there really is no hope. People have to drive slower," says one driver.

And that's why ODOT has teamed up with State Highway Patrol.

Troopers have already been busy handing out tickets.

Meanwhile, all those barriers should come down when the contractor has two to three dry days above 35 degrees to complete the striping on the new roadway.

But this is winter in Cleveland, so -- worst case scenario -- those barriers could stay up all winter.

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