PennDOT workers were out across the area Monday with the late-season storm fast approaching.
Penndot crews have already started pretreating the roads ahead of tonight's storm. Expect to see more brining today as well.— Katherine Scott (@KScott6abc) March 13, 2017
The City of Philadelphia is making its own preparations.
City crews began limited brining Sunday. Sanitation trucks will be outfitted with plows later Monday once trash collections are complete.
Philly Streets Dept is preparing for full deployment for approaching nor'easter. Crews have 50k tons of salt available for use.— Katherine Scott (@KScott6abc) March 13, 2017
The Streets Department is planning on full deployment, with 50,000 tons of rock salt on hand and an army of 400 trucks on hand clearing the streets.
Crews will start with salting then switch to plowing once the snow starts to accumulate.
No trash and recycling collection in Philly tomorrow. Hold trash for next Tuesday. Decision hasn't been made yet for Wed collection.— Katherine Scott (@KScott6abc) March 13, 2017
Officials say there will be no trash or recycling collection in the city on Tuesday.
As of noon Monday, no decision had yet been made about collections on Wednesday.
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