Update on Lexington snow clean up

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Sunday night’s heavy snow made a mess of roadways in Lexington and around the Commonwealth.

Lexington crews started treating roads around 10 Sunday night.

Lexington Streets & Roads Deputy director Rob Allen, says they received around 100 calls of downed branches and debris and ask that residents remain patient as they continue to clean up after Sunday night’s winter storm.

Lexington police reported that there were no road closures due to downed trees or power lines.

Police responded to 3 injury collisions, 41 non-injury collisions, 73 cars off the road or stuck, and 65 reports of trees down, low wires, or hazardous roads between midnight and 10 AM Monday.

Officials want to remind Lexington property owners that they are required to clear sidewalks after the street has been cleared by a city crew.

Property owners have 24 hours after the end of a snow event to clean sidewalks before they will be considered in violation.

Due to the amount of snow, waste collections normally schedule for Monday have been moved to Wednesday.

If you have full garbage bins, you are asked to put them at the end of your driveway and make sure snow is cleaned around them.

 

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