Sunday…10 February 2013… Noon
Saturday 9 pm Post from http://nbpoliticus.blogspot.com
“You can’t even quantify how bad it is out here,” said one private plow operator about the situation in New Britain. “Take the 2011 storms and triple it. I’ve been stuck in the truck 10 times. There are places I can’t even do with the truck. There is just too much to plow.”
In an update Mayor O’Brien said that all streets should be clear by Sunday:
“In New Britain, city crews have been working around the clock, under difficult conditions, since during the storm, to clear the snow. As of right now, it looks like city streets will be opened by snowplows sometime tomorrow (Sunday).
With the massive amount of snow, the clearing has been tough and slow-going. To get the city up and running, the city has been clearing the major roads first and working to the neighborhood streets.
The job is so large because of the historic snowfall that the city workers actually have to use pay loaders in addition to plows to clear the large amount of snow. And because there is so much snow to be removed, it is going to take time to completely clear the streets. It is a tough job, given how severe this storm was, and other cities and towns are experiencing similar challenges.”
A pristine Brighton Street near CCSU in the Belvedere neighborhood was among many secondary roads that were still waiting for street plows late Saturday night. Friday’s blizzard forced crews off the roads for a time during the storm.
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