Lack of snow lets highway departments get caught up on flood repairs

NORWICH – Highway crews throughout the county are getting a chance to catch up on some work this year. The unusually warm weather has resulted in less snow, less plowing, and more time to concentrate on other projects.

“We would have been in a great deal of trouble if we’d had a normal winter,” said Town of Greene Highway Superintendent George Raymond III. The Town of Greene has been using the extra time to try to repair damage done by the November flood. Despite the large amount of work they have been doing, Raymond admits that at this point everything they’ve done has been temporary at this point. “The November flood caused twice as much damage compared to the June flood,” Raymond said.

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