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School Personnel Explain Two-Day School Closing
Feb. 11, 2010
It was decided this week that Garrett County schools would be closed today and tomorrow because of weather conditions. Transportation director Ed Wildesen explained the reasoning behind Wednesday’s decision to close for both days.
According to Wildesen, the decision was made by an entire team of individuals representing various agencies, including county and state roads departments, local police agencies, and emergency management organizations.
The State Highway Administration at Keyser’s Ridge recorded approximately 34 inches of snow-fall during this past weekend’s storm, and another 15 to 20 inches over the past two days. A total of 26 Garrett County roads remain closed and inaccessible, according to Garrett County Roads general superintendent Jay Moyer.
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