Authorities are warning of dangerous driving conditions on Dubuque County's roadways. 

Dubuque Police Department Lt. Joe Messerich told the Telegraph Herald that emergency dispatchers have advised that county roadways have become very icy, leading to a rash of crashes on rural county roads.

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Department asks motorists to avoid traveling on rural roads if possible.

Messerich said that, as of about 1:30 p.m. today, there were no similar issues on streets in the city of Dubuque.  

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