Mike Fitzmaurice and Dan DiPerna of the Bedford Highway Department worked along Concord Road on Friday morning, continuing to check and clear catch basins – Image (c) Bedford DPW, 2018 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

 

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Bedford DPW’s Highway Division is taking advantage of Friday morning’s warm temperatures — in the upper-50s — to clear catch basins in preparation for anticipated torrential rain from a significant storm moving up the coast.

Click twice in each of the gallery images to see the quadrant map expand to full size. Images (c) Bedford DPW, all rights reserved

The department is also geared up to address the freezing conditions expected to follow when the rain ends and temperatures plummet in a ‘flash freeze’ on Saturday.

All 6 of Bedford’s 6 sanders will be loaded and ready to make Bedford’s roads safe when the temperature drops.

Click this link to read more about the storm, along with suggested preparation tips for homeowners.

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