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Traffic Emergency Ends for City of Russell

Snow EmergencyThe traffic emergency declared on February 25 for the City of Russell has been terminated. According to City Manager Jon Quinday, vehicles can again be parked along emergency snow routes.

In a Tuesday morning press release, Quinday says crews will continue sanding operations to improve the street surfaces and will be removing the snow piles from the Main Street business area. If possible, please do not park on Main Street and the adjoining side streets overnight, Tuesday and Wednesday, as that is when crews will be removing the snow piles.

The release also states the city would like to express its appreciation to the residents of Russell for keeping their vehicles off of the designated streets and for those who were able to move their vehicles off the street in residential areas. This enhanced the snow clearing efforts.

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