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Kudos To The Snow Pros

by ARLnow.com February 7, 2010 at 3:12 pm 1,289 4 Comments

The county says its snow removal crews are beginning to tackle neighborhood roads.

“Our crews are still working round-the-clock clearing massive amounts of snow from County-maintained roads,” Acting County Manager Barbara Donnellan said in a press release. “We are throwing everything we have into this effort, and have stabilized main roads and secondary roads throughout the County. Crews are beginning to work their way into the neighborhoods. We thank residents for their patience and understanding.”

Hats off to county snow crews and to the private snow plows that did a remarkable job of keeping main roads passable throughout the storm. A storm of this size and duration requires a sustained snow-clearing effort: plowing and shoveling and trucking, over and over again as snow keeps falling. It’s grueling work, and we are lucky to have such a dedicated team of snow pros serving our area.

Also, kudos to all the snow shovelers who kept walkways in front of apartments, businesses and homes clear for all of us.

Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your perspective), it’s looking like the snow crews won’t be getting much rest. Another storm is heading our way on Tuesday.

  • Franklin

    So where do they haul all this snow off to in the dump trucks?

  • arlnow.com

    Good question, I was curious about that myself. I’ll look into it.

  • Franklin

    Just saw a news story on this topic … VA dumps it under Woodrow Wilson Bridge and DC is dumping at/near RFK stadium.

  • arlnow.com

    Arlington has several places where they’re dumping snow, as it turns out. Look for a post tomorrow.

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