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By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

DOT Official Explains Snow Clearing Policy For Roads - Brevard NC


Last updated 2/10/2016 at 12:26pm

While the recent winter weather mix left some Transylvania County residents frustrated by the response to clearing some secondary roads, local N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) maintenance crews feel the strain, too.

According to Steve Abbott, a public relations representative in the Raleigh DOT office, county maintenance crews have a priority system when plowing roads in the area, which is typically why secondary roads go uncleared for days.

"We have a priority system in which we have to take care of those U.S. routes first, and then the N.C. routes and then secondary," he said....

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