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A dedicated crew

Posted: January 13, 2013 - 1:04am

This afternoon it was getting dark downtown when a tremendous noise was heard on the street. Sure enough, it was a snowplow clearing Franklin Street once again. I was led to reflect on the amazing job the city street crew does all winter.

When I first moved here some years ago, I was startled to find the short, steep street downtown where I live was plowed, usually around 6:00 a.m. right after, and often during, snowstorms. This was, and remains, impressive. So many cities with heavy winter snows take care of the main streets only. Side streets are ignored. I am sure Juneau’s residents join me in thanking the loyal and hardworking snowplow crews for their fine work. Besides the streets, they also plow Basin Road regularly. Thank you. Well done!

Dee Longenbaugh

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