Road crews had the highways and suburban streets in good shape by early Saturday morning, but for many, the task of getting the snow that fell in the western suburbs off the sidewalks and driveways was a greater challenge.
The wet weather and icy conditions were making for a slippery and slow commute Monday across parts of the Philadelphia region.
PennDOT and City officials started treating roads late Sunday night, and at midnight PennDOT began rolling out the road crews, meaning a full fleet of salt and brine trucks and plows are ready to go.
PennDOT press secretary Rich Kirkpatrick said Wednesday that anyone considering driving long distances on the highway should try to postpone their travel.
This latest storm comes with terrible timing as millions of people hit the roads and the skies in preparation for the holiday.
Rough seas act as a warning of things to come as wet, windy weather is about to soak the shore.
PennDOT’s Gene Blaum says the 36 salt sheds around the region are receiving deliveries with the aim of filling them up by the time the first snowfall hits the area.
CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Monday, March 17, 2014.
Despite the damage some sustained this winter, once it gets warmer, trees and shrubs really are able to recover a lot.
The streak of dodging significant snow came to an end for the shore on Monday.
Mayor Michael Nutter has declared a snow emergency for Philadelphia (effective at 10 p.m.) as Streets Department crews are once again dispatched with plows.
The very cold arctic air will continue to push in from the north overnight as the 2nd round of heavier moisture moves in.
With another winter storm in the works, all eyes are on the roads, mass transit and the public utilities.
With the latest winter storm expected to arrive in New Jersey Sunday night, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency.
A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains.