Barrington Bulletin

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Borough snow tips; PSE&G information

Barrington and surrounding communities are under a Winter Weather Advisory from 5 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Saturday. As much as five inches of snow is in the National Weather Service forecast.

snow plowIn preparation for the storm, PSE&G has issued a release noting it is preparing for potential widespread power outages around the state.

“Depending on the severity of the storm, response times for both electric and gas emergency services may be longer than usual,” the utility notes in the release. “PSE&G asks for our customers’ patience and cooperation as we work to safely restore service as quickly as possible. As the storm gets closer, the utility will provide information about estimated restoration times.”

Downed power lines and outages should be reported to the utility’s automated hotline at 1-800-436-PSEG.

Within the borough, officials offer the following reminders:

  • Borough ordinance requires that all homeowners and business owners remove snow and ice from the public sidewalks bordering there properties within 12 hours of daylight after snow and ice have formed.
  • Vehicles should be parked off the street, if possible, to allow for plowing.
  • Vehicles on snow emergency routes may be towed to allow for snow removal.

The borough’s Department of Public Works can be reached at (856) 547-2486.

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This entry was posted on February 8, 2013 by in Region, Safety and tagged .
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