The freezing rain is causing problems on local roads.

Due to hazardous road conditions, Elk Island Public Schools has cancelled bus service for Strathcona County Thursday (Jan.13).

Only Strathcona County (Sherwood Park and surrounding areas) is affected by the cancellations.

Impacted families will be contacted directly, all EIPS schools remain open, and classes will continue as scheduled.

Elk Island Catholic Schools has also cancelled bus routes in Strathcona County.

As of 7 a.m., Sturgeon Public School Division is reporting 16 cancelled school bus routes.