Framingham DPW: Main Roads Clear; Secondary Roads ‘Reasonably Passable’

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FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham received just under a foot of snow from this latest snowstorm, according to the National Weather Service.

Framingham DPW spokesperson Allyssa Jewell said at 3:30 p.m. “the main roads are down to the pavement and clear. Secondary roads are reasonably passable.”

Framingham DPW is responsible for 464 miles of roads.

Jewell said there were about “115 pieces of equipment” out on the roads.

The DPW spokesperson said “various staff have been here for various amounts of time.”

DPW is asking residents to stay off the roads to help with the clean-up efforst.

“Residents can help by parking off-street when possible. We are still in clean-up mode,” said Jewell.

“Clearing the sidewalks continue to be challenging and timely due to a large amount of snow,” said Jewell, who added this “storm is one of the largest we have dealt with in the last few years.”

DPW “will continue to monitor the roads. Especially tonight, for potential black ice,” said the DPW spokesperson.

Due to the storm, there was no curbside trash collection today.

“Trash and recycling will be collected on Friday. Collection will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. Meaning, we will collect Thursday’s trash on Friday and Friday’s trash on Saturday,” explained Jewell.

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Photo by City Councilor Phil Ottaviani Jr.

 

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