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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Snow removal continues in GR

 

March 1, 2017

David Martin

Tony Guidicatti shovels snow from a stairway leading to Flaming Gorge Way Tuesday afternoon. Residents continue to deal with large amounts of snow nearly a week after a snowstorm dumped about 20 inches of snow on Green River. So far, the winter storms since November have dumped a total of 67.8 inches of snow on the city. The city's average yearly snowfall, according to the National Weather Service, is 32.2 inches.

It's been about a week since 20 inches of snow dumped on Green River and the city is still trying to dig the community out.

Streets supervisor Randy Koloff said this past Thursday and Friday were just really hard on the crew, the equipment and residents alike.

"There's more snow than we can handle," Koloff admitted.

The city has a snow-removal plan it uses and was in the process of following this plan when they had to stop what they were doing and start clearing staging areas for vehicles stranded on Interstate 80, public works director Mark Westenskow said.

"Every storm is different," West...



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