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State Budgetary Institution “Automobile Roads” of the city of Moscow

Citizens should be careful not to go behind the fences where the snow is being cleared.

City services continue to eliminate the consequences of heavy snowfall, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for housing and communal services and improvement. Petr Biryukov.

“The total increase in snow for Friday and Saturday night was up to 12 centimeters. At present, utilities continue to work on eliminating the consequences of the snowfall, they involve janitors, roofing crews, road workers with the necessary amount of special equipment, ”he said.

The city is cleaning roads, sidewalks and courtyards. Also in the morning, the workers started cleaning the roofs and protruding elements of the building facades.

Work areas are fenced in accordance with safety requirements. Citizens should be more careful and not go after them.

Pyotr Biryukov stressed that special attention is paid to cleaning pedestrian zones, sidewalks, approaches to public transport stops, metro stations and the Moscow Central Circle, railway stations and platforms, transport hubs, as well as social facilities and parking lots.

The Deputy Mayor of Moscow recalled that city services were put on high alert in anticipation of a snowfall.

“After the beginning of the snowfall, the municipal vehicles started sweeping the roads and carrying out deicing treatments. 1.5 thousand emergency teams of engineering companies and district prefectures were on duty, diesel generators were prepared, equipment was checked, ”he added.

The head of the municipal economy complex noted that thanks to the measures taken, all the capital’s life support systems are operating normally.

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