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Alert

01/05/2017
Streets Department Preparations for Inclement Weather

(Philadelphia, January 5, 2017) – The Philadelphia Streets Department is currently preparing for this evening’s anticipated inclement weather.

The current forecast calls for 1 to 2 inches of snow, arriving between 7 and 9 pm this evening and ending by 6 am. 
 
Streets Department crews last night successfully brined the higher elevations of the City, as well as Roosevelt Boulevard. Crews will be mobilizing at 7 pm tonight for a salting operation. The Department has more than 50,000 tons of salt available and will have 70 trucks running the streets.
 
Note to assignment desks: The Streets Department will have a photo opportunity, with trucks and crews preparing for this evening’s operation.
Time:  11:30 am until Noon
Location: Philadelphia 1st Highway Yard located at 4800 Parkside Ave.