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Snow and ice covered roads causing mail delays

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Because of the snow and ice, the Postal Service is still unable to deliver mail to some Tri-State homes, and that's become a real concern at certain households. 

A postal service supervisor tells 14 News that even though the sun has been shining there are still lots of snow and ice covered roads around the Tri-State causing mail delays. 

She says it's up to the carriers to decide whether they feel safe enough to deliver to every home. 

Just on Tuesday, the Evansville Diamond Valley Post Office had to tow three mail trucks, one full of undelivered mail. 

Some people living in a neighborhood on the north side say they haven't gotten any mail since Thursday, while others a street over have. One woman who says she can't leave her home because of her husband's medical condition is awaiting medical supplies. 

"I wouldn't want her to be in danger, you know. I understand wanting to get back, or having to get back before dark when ice starts. I understand all of that. I just don't understand why they can't rotate streets, hit us one day, hit another one another day, and alternate. I just don't understand that," Terry Schiele said.

Postal service workers say because it is the holiday shipping season, they've been dealing with busy phone lines and long lines at locations Right now, they're asking customers with any questions or concerns to call their main line at 1-800-ASK-USPS.

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