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Snow Removal on 37 Town Streets Begins Wednesday Morning

Work will be conducted between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. for three straight days.

Patch File Photo
Patch File Photo

For the remainder of the week, Morristown will pick up efforts to remove the mounds and mounds of snow that have been piled upon over the past few weeks when feet of snow blanketed the region.

Beginning Wednesday, snow will be removed from 10 streets in town, followed by 15 more streets Thursday, and another dozen on Friday. Removal times will run between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. each day. Streets will be posted accordingly, the town said Tuesday, and all vehicles must be removed before 7 a.m. on that street’s day of snow removal.

The list of streets is as follows:

Wednesday, Feb. 19:

  • Hill Street
  • Valley View Drive West (Washington to Jacob Ford Park)
  • Howell Place
  • Phillip Place
  • Washington Avenue (at Jacob Ford Village)
  • Jersey Avenue
  • Hillairy Avenue
  • Cottage Place
  • King Street
  • King Place

Thursday, Feb. 20:

  • Anderson Street
  • Kinney Street
  • Thompson Place
  • Hazel Street
  • Liberty Place
  • Mt. Airy Place
  • Linden Street
  • Lakeside Place
  • Logan Place
  • Orchard Place
  • Pocahontas Street
  • Vail Place
  • Walker Avenue
  • Lake Road
  • Tuxedo Place – Lower Portion 

Friday, Feb. 21

  • Western Avenue
  • Miller Street
  • Cleveland Street
  • Clinton Street
  • Clinton Place
  • Dogwood Road (Upper)
  • Garden Street
  • Abbett Avenue (Upper)
  • New St.
  • Jardine Road
  • Olyphant Drive Parkway
  • Altamont Court
Kim M February 19, 2014 at 07:27 AM
Good that this is being done, but during the morning rush? Hmmmm. Looking forward to that.
Cynthia February 19, 2014 at 11:37 AM
I really think that the effort is great, and I completely understand how difficult it is to keep up with all of the snow and ice. There are other issues at hand though. My street was scheduled for snow removal last Monday. I take the train to work and had nowhere to move my car to. Finally, I was lucky enough to have a friend let me use her parking space. When I came home the next evening my street wasn't even touched. The piles of snow were still there and the ice was as slick as ever. Another issue are the sidewalks - especially the ones by the high school. They are just caked with ice. Living in a town where most people walk, I would assume that the sidewalks would also be a priority as they are extremely dangerous.

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