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Tamaqua lifts snow emergency; removal work begins Monday

Published February 27. 2010 09:00AM

Mayor Christian Morrison lifted the Snow Emergency Declaration for the Borough of Tamaqua on Friday at 5 p.m.

There are no travel restrictions in Tamaqua, but motorists are advised to use caution when driving.

Just when borough officials were finishing up their snow removal process after the major storm two weeks ago, the big weathermaker that hit on Thursday set the stage for another round of clean up operations.

Snow removal will begin on Monday at 12:01 a.m.

Monday's schedule will include: south side of Broad, railroad tracks near Borough Garage west to Odd Fellows Cemetery; Center, both sides from Broad to SR309 bridge; Mauch Chunk, both sides, Broad to Pine; North Railroad, Tommy's Restaurant to Broad; South Railroad, Broad to Spruce.

Tuesday's operations will include; north side of Broad, railroad tracks near Borough Garage west to Odd Fellows Cemetery; Pine, both sides, Broad to Mauch Chunk; Berwick, both sides, Broad to Hegarty Avenue; Nescopec, both sides, Cottage Avenue to Hegarty Avenue; Swatara, both sides, iron steps to Lafayette.

All vehicles must be removed from the posted streets at least two hours before operations are scheduled to begin. Snow removal will continue as time and weather permit. The schedule is subject to change.

Any vehicles not removed from the posted streets will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.

Any questions may be directed to the Tamaqua Municipal Building, 320 East Broad Street, Tamaqua during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or call 570-668-3444 or 570-668-0300.

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