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 1/3/2014 
 Tom Pogue, Community Relations Manager   240.777.7155
 Office of the Director


 Storm Update: Crews currently treating neighborhood roadways ****CORRECTION (pavement temperatures)

 

Information as of 1200 pm January 3:

The snowfall has ended at this time. The total snow accumulation for this event was between four and five inches.

The main concern is the brutally cold temperatures. Also high wind gusts have brought down several trees / limbs. Pavement temperatures have risen above freezing but air temperatures continue well below freezing. Depot crews treated snow and ice covered roadways throughout the night. All Primary/Secondary routes have been completed. Crews are currently treating neighborhood roadways and this operation will continue until all roads have been treated today.

Current Pavement Conditions
Primary/Secondary Roads – Treated and wet. Any treated roadways are prone to refreeze Neighborhood Roads – Treated but many remain covered. Any treated roadways are prone to refreeze
Northern County Pavement Temperatures: 31-32
Southern County Pavement Temperatures: 32-36

Storm Operations Center Status
The SOC is fully activated, monitoring weather and pavement conditions.

Highway Services
All Primary, Secondary roadway have been treated and are wet but clear.
Crews are currently treating neighborhood roadways and will continue until all roads are passable. Some that have been treated remain covered but are passable.
13 contracted tree crews are available to address any emergencies.

Transit Services
Normal Operations.

Parking Management
All Parking Lot Districts and Park & Ride areas are in good shape and will be checked and treated as needed.

 

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