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Public employees busy with snowfall


January 4, 2020

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

BOB NEGRI uses a loader to transfer excess snow from the parking lot between the Bessemer Area Historical Society and the Bessemer City Hall on S. Sophie Street on Friday in Bessemer. In conjunction with Negri, Mark Switzer and Brad Morrison were driving dump trucks in tandem. All three men are employees of the city of Bessemer.


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With nearly 100 inches of snow having fallen as of Friday, the weather is an ongoing concern for both area residents and any employee whose job it is to clear pathways or maneuver through them.

Wakefield City Manager Rob Brown said Friday that his employees have been busy clearing excess snow from streets on days with no precipitation.

"They try to haul snow at night," he said in relation to the ease of working during lower traffic times.

Both Brown and Bessemer Public Works employee Bob Negri said that snow is hauled to a few different dump spots in...

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