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What's clear?

Has your street been plowed? Is your neighborhood or business's parking lot clear? The Post is tracking the area's roads and neighborhoods that have been plowed, and we need your help. Leave a comment below and let us know what you're seeing, or send us an e-mail. Please be as specific as possible.

By Michael Bolden  |  February 8, 2010; 11:45 AM ET
 
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Flander's Avenue between Strathmore and Rockville Pike is clear and looks great!

Posted by: marie_d1 | February 8, 2010 1:04 PM | Report abuse

The 700 blocks of Girard and Fairmont sts in NW have not been touched by a plow; strangely, the same streets are completely plowed starting east of Sherman Avenue which is one block away. Georgia Ave to the west is also clear, but it does us no good since we can't drive 20 yards to get to it.

Posted by: simonecoyle | February 8, 2010 1:40 PM | Report abuse

i live in the cul de sac at the end of Santayana Drive in the Mantua community in Fairfax County, and a truck from Ventura Construction (a VDOT contractor) came along and plowed us out around noon today. He did a great job opening driveways and shoving snow into a mountain. Looks great. The bad news is that the street is blocked because a minivan got stuck! Don't drive if you can't handle it, folks.

Posted by: dicklobb | February 8, 2010 1:51 PM | Report abuse

In my area of western MoCo, secondary streets are passable, but enter and exit subdivisions at your own risk. The response by the local authorities, to say the least, has been uneven. I wish Metro will take a clue from MARC (which is operating a "special" -- i.e., reduced -- schedule of service for Tuesday) and get the word out quickly about service for Tuesday. Sad to say, I can't help but think its recent safety snafus are somehow impeding decision-making at Metro HQ.

Posted by: MMinMd | February 8, 2010 2:10 PM | Report abuse

In the Greenway Downs area of Ffx County/Falls Church off of Lee Highway/Rt.29, there were rumors of a pick-up truck/plow last night, but I don't believe it. There is at least 5 inches of tightly packed snow on the street, and the corners and ends of the street are TERRIBLE - we can all get out of our driveways, but risk getting stuck 25 feet from the very clear Rt. 29.

Posted by: buttercup_10 | February 8, 2010 2:58 PM | Report abuse

Falls Hill neighborhood in Fairfax County -- west of Shreve road and along Falls Church City line -- untouched by plows, streets impassable even by four wheel drive.

Posted by: thglbi | February 8, 2010 3:08 PM | Report abuse

Persimmon dr., Fairfax, VA. Plowers were here, but it's still not really clear, more likely birds' nests in the one-lane driveway (normally it is two-lane and has enough space for a third car plus parking on both sides). My husband is getting back from a trip on Thursday and we will have no parking for him - any spot is either under snow of human height, or was cleared (and marked) by somebody else. The main driveway is covered by 3-4 inch-thick ice, only 4-wheels can make it.

Posted by: maria82 | February 8, 2010 3:14 PM | Report abuse

Cathedral Heights: 38th Street and Woodley Road both untouched as of 2:30pm Monday.

Posted by: AJStellato | February 8, 2010 3:46 PM | Report abuse

Most of Beltsville residential streets not plowed.

Posted by: michpickle | February 8, 2010 4:02 PM | Report abuse

This is a question. I've been out of town for three weeks and I'm flying (God willing) into National Tuesday afternoon. Normally take Rock Creek to Mass to side streets to get home in Adams Morgan. Is it passable? Should I insist the cab take E St to 22nd and then Florida? Or Rock Creek and Mass to Connecticut? Please post an answer before 0900 Tusday. Thank you.

Posted by: busgirl1 | February 8, 2010 4:23 PM | Report abuse

Most streets in Brentwood, Maryland (PG county) were plowed by Sunday morning, and many of these are down to bare pavement today. However, some streets were not plowed in time, and now city employees can only smooth down the ruts in this densely-packed ice and snow.

The state routes in the Mount Rainier/Hyattsville/Brentwood area are worse -- most are covered with densely-packed snow which has a layer of slush on top.

Posted by: stuckman | February 8, 2010 5:04 PM | Report abuse

just about everything that is the responsibility of the city of college park md is plowed.

first plows friday night and through saturday. It isn't exactly curb to curb and down to pavement, but the neighborhood streets are plowed.

Way to go City of College Park. Always, the first to have streets plowed.

Posted by: PrinceGeorges | February 8, 2010 5:34 PM | Report abuse

A lot of side streets in Bethesda are not plowed or barely passable in one lane. This includes Cordell Avenue and other roads near it.

Posted by: karen001 | February 8, 2010 5:48 PM | Report abuse

Arlington County - Leeway Heights neighborhood - near N. 22nd & Harrison - side streets not plowed, still 16" on streets, even if passable by 4x4s they can't get out onto the plowed secondary roads because the high berms created by the plow trucks (and mercenary bobcat plowers) are now solid ice.

Posted by: section210rfk | February 8, 2010 5:53 PM | Report abuse

Silver Spring: Lyttonsville Road plowed fairly well (some slush but mostly clear). Bus stop at 16th and Lyttonsville has a six-foot snow pile in front of it. 16th Street plowed very well. Route 410 has dangerous slush patches between 16th Street and Colesville Road. Pizza delivery car almost got hit when it darted it front of an oncoming ambulance. People! You can't maneuver in this stuff like you do on a dry street!

Posted by: n_mcguire | February 8, 2010 6:33 PM | Report abuse

25th St. NW from M to N has not been plowed yet, nor has N st. from 25th to 24th (these two roads dead end into each other by Francis Pool and Francis Junior High). Cars have been getting stuck since early Saturday.

Posted by: MaggieT2 | February 8, 2010 7:53 PM | Report abuse

Other than Park Road, Mt. Pleasant Ave and Adams Mill Road (where just a plow got stuck in the ice) Nothing in Mt Pleasant has been plowed. Ambulances have even gotten stuck on the hills

Posted by: JLinDC | February 8, 2010 9:16 PM | Report abuse

Rock Creek Parkway is clear. I don't know about Waterside Drive (the road that leads to Massachusetts Ave). At the top of the parkway in Woodley Park, you are good to go if you are getting off onto Calvert Street (either direction). If you need Connecticut, you either have to take Cathedral (a mess, pretty much only one-lane wide in parts) or 24th (a big slushy mess). The Kennedy Center knot where Rock Creek Parkway/Virginia Ave/27th Street meet is awful though....very difficult to figure out where the correct path is, and it looks as if access from the parkway to I-66 has not been plowed yet.

But to answer the person's question, Parkway to Calvert into Adams Morgan should be fine.

Posted by: thetan | February 8, 2010 9:28 PM | Report abuse

None of the roads from Dupont circle to Georgetown have been plowed since early Saturday. There are treacherous layers of ice on every street: 22nd, 23rd, L St, M St, P St. The whole NW "west end" is a mess. I don't know where the plows are, but they aren't here.

Posted by: arty31 | February 8, 2010 11:47 PM | Report abuse

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