Frustrations build as dig out continues

Posted at 6:48 PM, Jan 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-28 06:37:40-05

Four days later and still some people are stuck from the snow. Residents anxiously waiting for crews said they understood the return to normalcy after the historic storm was going to take time, but they're beginning to lose patience. 

"Pretty soon God will take care of the snow but we can't wait for that because people have jobs, they need to support their families," said George Marrow, a 77-year-old Lochearn resident.

And while the delay can be an inconvenience, residents are also concerned about safety.

"We have individuals that we care for, so in the event that we need to get them out, we can't," said Andrea Jackson, a caregiver in Lochearn.

"My mother-in-law lives across the street from us and she is 96 years old, and if she has a medical emergency they're not going to be able to get up the street to help her," said Kathy Lingo, a Milford Mill resident.

Lingo added a major frustration was that other streets in her neighborhood were plowed at least once while hers remained untouched.

James Turner, who lives on Lingo's street, agreed. "I think they just overlooked this street this time because all of the other streets are plowed, just not this one," he said.

Marrow also expressed similar frustrations in his neighborhood: "They've got people working on that  street again and they've already plowed it yesterday!

Officials said crews have been working non-stop and are asking anyone to report streets that still need to addressed. Lingo and Marrow had both been reporting their streets for several days and by late Wednesday evening, snow crews had arrived. 

On Tuesday, Baltimore County Government reported 98 percent of county roads had been plowed at least once. On Wednesday morning, Harford County said they believed a snow plow passed through 100 percent of their roads at least once.

If you still haven't seen a snow plow and would like to report your street, click here for a full list of phone numbers.