Quinday Pleased with City Crew's Effort
- Published on Thursday, 03 January 2013 10:15
Interim City Manager Jon Quinday says overall he was very pleased with the city's response to remove snow from local roadways and he thanks the employees of the city for their hard work.
"We actually called some people off of vacation on New Years Eve to come start working on the roads with the emergency snow routes," Quinday said. "A lot of people don't realize those crews also have to clean the airport runway and make it available for aircraft, for example life flights - if somebody had to be life watched out of here."
The emergency snow routes, Highways 281 and 40, the airport and Main Street all have to be safe and passable before crews begin work on residential side streets.
Quinday also said many of the road crew workers run sanitation routes and have other jobs with city, so especially during times of holiday, that sometimes makes it difficult as well.Read More Local News