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They clean streets, roads and sidewalks around the clock. During daylight hours, snow is also removed from the roofs.

City utilities continue to operate amid snowfall that began on 11 February. Forecasters promise that this weather will continue until Saturday.

“I think that at least another day will have to work in the same mode. You really do manage: the city lives, works. Public transport works almost without interruption. So thank you very much for your work. I think Muscovites see and appreciate him, ”said

Sergei Sobyanin.

Over the past day, the average increase in snow in the capital has already amounted to about 10 centimeters. City services are working in an enhanced mode. They clean streets, roads, sidewalks and courtyards around the clock, carry out a continuous mechanized sweeping of the roadway. During daylight hours, snow is also removed from roofs and protruding elements of buildings.

About 1,200 workers use 320 units of special equipment to clear snow from more than 1,600 bridges, underground pedestrian crossings, transport tunnels and fountains, as well as almost 13,000 ventilation shafts.

Particular attention is paid to public transport stops – manual cleaning teams are assigned to them around the clock.

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