Philadelphia will replow streets to remove hard packed snow

    The City of Philadelphia is moving into phase two of its snow removal efforts. The city’s problem is that there hasn’t been enough snow melting to clear the streets. Clarena Tolson is the city’s Streets Commissioner. She says they are starting a new round of clearing the streets.

    The City of Philadelphia is moving into phase two of its snow removal efforts.

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    The city’s problem is that there hasn’t been enough snow melting to clear the streets.  Clarena Tolson is the city’s Streets Commissioner.  She says they are starting a new round of clearing the streets.

    Tolson: So our goal in this phase two is to clear hard-packed ice from the travel lanes .  We’re going to deploy a significant number of crews to attack the remaining ice and snow. To accomplish this we need the cooperation of our citizens.”

    Tolson says people who have been parking diagonally need to move their cars or the cars will be towed.

    The cars will be moved by either the police or parking authority.

    Tolson says she hopes this pass around the city will be the final one for this storm.

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