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Cities, towns trying to make progress removing snow

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WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) -

With two snowstorms in one week plus another one on the way, cities and towns are working overtime to clear snow.

Towns might have different plans of attack, but they do have one goal in mind - get rid of the snow.

In Waterford, with snow piling up along curbs and causing some very narrow streets, the town officials were getting ready to start the snow removal process again.

"The snow banks are piling up from the curb," Barry Pinkowitz, of Waterford, said.

Which is why street crews told Eyewitness News they'll be out in full force on Tuesday removing snow around bridges and knocking down blind spots.

In East Hartford, they're working on Presidents Day. Snow banks got so high, crews had to be brought in overnight.

It isn't the typical snow removal operation - the East Hartford crews broke out the heavy duty pay loaders and snow throwers. The equipment is so efficient, snow loads into trucks in 30 seconds.

"We try to remove the snow banks in the center of town so people can utilize the businesses and stuff like that," East Hartford Highway Services Manager Paul Forest said.

In Enfield, a big cleanup operation will start on Tuesday.

Enfield Department of Public Works crews will clear snow to widen area streets and cut down the piles of snow on street corners. Many people have noticed blind spots throughout Connecticut.

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