The following is the Town of Branford's blizzard update for Feb. 11
First and Foremost, I would like to thank everyone for their patience during this unprecedented storm and ask for that continued patience. The clean up effort has been quite challenging and will continue for several more days.
The Public Works Dept. is working diligently to clear all roads. Due to the large piles of snow at intersections please use extreme caution when pulling out of the intersections. Please do not let children play in or on the snow piles, equipment operators cannot see them and it is extremely dangerous. In addition, some roads are experiencing minor flooding, use caution.
We are also asking for your assistance, if you have a fire hydrant on or next to your property please clear the snow so it could be located quickly in the event of an emergency.
*Septic Pumpouts / Fuel Deliveries*
Please be advised that if you are scheduled for a septic pump out or oil delivery it is the homeowner’s responsibility to ensure that the companies can access your tanks.
The Superintendent of Schools has announced that all public schools will be closed tomorrow. (Tuesday)
All collections this week will be suspended until next Tuesday. The Transfer Station will be closed tomorrow (Tuesday) in observance Lincoln’s Birthday but will reopen Wednesday for regular hours.
We are still requesting all residents voluntarily avoid parking vehicles in the roadway. If you must park in the roadway parking is allowed only on the odd side of the street. Violators could face up to a $90 fine and have their vehicle towed at their expense.
All town buildings and departments open as normal.
*Buildings and Structures*
Those homeowners that have flat roofs should pay attention to ensure that the weight from snow and rain doesn’t compromise the roof. If you hear any abnormal noises from your roofs and ceilings please call 911.
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