CLEVELAND - Winter has returned, and while much of the heavy snow is predicted for east of Cleveland this week, Cleveland's crews are prepared for the weather.
There are 27 Cleveland plow drivers on the job to keep the main thoroughfares passable throughout the day and overnight Sunday into Monday.
The Division of Streets currently has over 17,000 tons of salt, and 30,000 gallons of environmentally friendly liquid de-icer on-hand to cover 53 routes around the city.
As always, the goal is to have all streets serviced within 24-36 hours from when snow stops falling, depending on the actual amount of snow that falls.
Severe cold weather calls for caution. Residents are encouraged to dress in layers and limit exposure to the weather. Check on neighbors, especially senior citizens who may need help. Take care of pets by limiting their time outside.
Primary and secondary roads throughout Cleveland are currently in good condition and traffic has been moving effectively throughout the city.
Residents with snow removal concerns can call (216) 664-2510.