Almost 7 dozen vehicles on standby in Cincinnati, able to hit roads this weekend when snow falls

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Almost seven dozen trucks will be on standby and ready to hit the road this weekend as Cincinnati prepares for the blizzard. This should help allay the concerns of many local residents who criticized the response to the road clearance this week. “We’ve never had a problem with it ever. We are usually the first place to salt (and) the first place to plow. I don’t even know if we were salted, ”said James Schrems. Schemems said the hills were covered with a sheet of ice and then snow came over us. He said he was surprised by what appeared to be a limited response from the city. The city said staffing was an issue. Only 47 trucks were on the road for 52 districts on Wednesday evening. There are usually at least 700 trucks available. The city is reminding everyone to give crews space to work, use off-street parking, pack emergency equipment, and expect ice on bridge underpasses or hills. “Usually they’re right above it,” said Schrems.

Nearly seven dozen trucks will be on standby and take to the streets this weekend as Cincinnati prepares for the blizzard.

This should help allay the concerns of many residents who criticized the response to the road clearance this week.

“We have never had a problem with it. We are usually the first place to salt (and) the first place to plow. I don’t even know if we were salted, ”said James Schrems.

Schrems said the hills were covered with a sheet of ice and then snow came over. He said he was surprised by what appeared to be a limited response from the city.

The city said staff was a problem. Only 47 trucks were on the road for 52 districts on Wednesday evening. There are usually at least 700 trucks available.

The city is reminding everyone to give crews space to work, use off-street parking, pack emergency equipment, and expect ice on bridge underpasses or hills.

“Usually they are right at the top,” said Schrems.