By Tara Vocino
The Department of Public Works Superintendent weighed in on the first snowfall of the season — ironically, before Thanksgiving — on Thursday night, where Revere saw approximately two inches of snow.
“It’s unusual to have accumulating snow this early,” DPW Superintendent Paul Argenzio said Friday afternoon after a long night of plowing and sanding the roads. “It snowed for four hours before changing over to rain.”
Argenzio said his department had 15 sanding trucks on the road pre-treating and salting during snowfall. Approximately, 250 tons of salt were used in this storm, according to Argenzio.
“Since this was a small storm, limited manpower was needed,” Argenzio said. “There was no need of a parking ban since we didn’t receive significant snow.”
Revere Scanner organizer said he reported at least 10 accidents over a three-hour period, almost the duration of the storm. According to the media log, only seven of those crashes were