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Old 01-29-2016, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Wondering why the roads (and neighborhoods) are still so bad after a week.
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Old 01-29-2016, 07:27 PM
 
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Wondering why the roads (and neighborhoods) are still so bad after a week.
I'm wondering the same thing.
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:24 AM
 
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All of our residential roads in Oakton are 1.5 cars wide still. And those are VDOT controlled not HOA.
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Old 01-31-2016, 12:23 PM
 
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VDOT said they're not coming back. One lane is all they'll be doing. Stupid.
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Old 01-31-2016, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Virginia
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We were out yesterday and last night around Burke, W. Springfield, and over to the Franconia, Rose Hill area. We commented on how many turn lanes were still blocked by snow. There are also many 2 lane roads that are reduced in long stretches to one lane.
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Old 02-01-2016, 07:19 AM
 
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Yes my neighborhood got the "one lane" and done. The snow is still piled in the street. Plus there are still roads that are "city" streets not residential neighborhood that you turn a slight corner and suddenly the lane you are in is not there it is piled with snow.
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Old 02-01-2016, 08:53 AM
 
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My neighborhood has almost 2 lanes (one for each direction) cleared. I guess here after nature will take over and reduce the cost for VDOT. For now, only USPS, delivery trucks will have tough time to navigate these streets.

I understand the frustration if you have only one lane cleared.
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Old 02-01-2016, 08:55 AM
 
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And I have noticed lot of snow piles at end of streets have reduced in height, which is good so you can see the oncoming traffic. It was horrible few days ago. Thanks to the Sun God.
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Old 02-01-2016, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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Most of the roads in Ashburn are reasonably plowed. The exception would be Shellhorn and probably others I haven't seen yet. Arlington, though, is a disgrace. They did a better job in 2010 than now. We witnessed a diver end up on top of a snow bank. They didn't realize the snow was blocking the only lane for a short distance. They went up the snow bank and their Honda crossover got stuck, 6 feet in the air with the wheels just hanging in the air. I hope they sue VDOT for negligence. (I'm assuming that VDOT is the entity that plows that road).
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