By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –  City officials continue a massive operation to remove snow from neighborhood streets in Philadelphia.

Milder temperatures are helping street crews in their ongoing snow removal operation.

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With the major roads and highways now out of the way, streets department plows are burrowing deep into neighborhoods.

“Glad to see them here,” said a resident.

Neighbors came out to watch a couple of Streets Department plows clear the snow along Master Street in North Philadelphia Tuesday.

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“It was a whole lot of people getting stuck and I was getting them out and the more people were coming in here they were getting stuck. It was a challenge,” said a resident.

“It would’ve been here for a month. It was up that white line on that pole behind my truck. I couldn’t go anywhere. They came and they moved everything out of the way,” said another resident.

This massive dig out will continue throughout the city, most likely for the remainder of the week.

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