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Baltimore County: Crews have plowed 98% of roads

Posted: 6:55 PM, Jan 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-26 18:59:17-05
We have seen a similar picture in counties all around the state. The main roads were the priority and are looking mostly clear but some roads have not been touched at all. 
 
For those who live on main roads like Rodney Bonds on Old Harford, there is still tiring work to be done in driveways and sidewalks. Once that is done, it is relatively smooth sailing to the next destination. 
 
"It makes it a little easier to get out. You get plowed a little sooner than the side streets," Bonds said. 
 
That is something the people who live on Placid Woods Court in Carney might say is a little bit of an understatement. 
 
"We've had a couple snow storms but nothing like this. Nothing at all. The county, they plowed us in last night. They got about halfway up the street and left a big mound of snow. It is what it is. We'll get it done," Marty Underwood told ABC2.
 
Neighbors made a lot of progress since getting to work at 8 a.m. Representatives with the county's emergency operations center told ABC2 as of Tuesday morning, plows had made at least one pass on 98 percent of the roads.
 
Even after numerous calls and emails to emergency management numbers and email addresses, Doris and Phil Korb say they fear their court is included in that 98 percent.
 
"Definitely. We figured since they came up that little bit that they figured that was it, they were on our property, on our street and that was the end of it," Doris said. 
 
So she and many others on her street got to work with two snow blowers and dozens of shovels. Many of them said they just could not afford to wait anymore.  
 
"It's just medical really. We're really worried about medical really more than anything," Doris said.
 
"My workplace is still open. They've been open everyday and we pretty much had to use vacation time at this point," Samir Sahu said. 
 
They are not just hoping, they are working to make sure Tuesday is the last day the snow stops them from getting closer to life before the 2016 blizzard. 

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