Crews from the Jefferson City Streets Department have been busy this week repairing damage caused by snow-removal equipment hitting street curbs during the recent blizzard. Here, from left, Dennis Kremer, Eric Dulle, Rick Kay and Johnny Braun remove a concrete form after the concrete set up. Curbing at several city and state intersections was damaged and in need of repair.
Photo by Julie Smith.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
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The numbers are still rough, but the Missouri Department of Transportation says the cost to clean up after the state’s historic snowstorm three weeks ago is estimated at $7.7 million.
That figure includes labor, equipment and materials.
Cole County spent about $270,000, while Jefferson City’s cost, just for chemicals and overtime, was about $105,000.
Longtime Jefferson Bank employee Don Ittner uses a motorized rotary brush to clean loose gravel and debris that accumulated on the bank’s parking lot and drive during the blizzard.