More school closings, delays for Tuesday announced
Schools are closed for a second day in many New Jersey districts as the cleanup from the blizzard continues.
Toms River School Superintendent David Healy said its not just the clearing of the roads that is preventing his schools from opening but cleaning up the school properties and buses of 2 feet-plus of heavy snow.. "We have 18 schools, 22 buildings and 165 buses, the largest board owned fleet in the state so there's quite a bit of clean to go," explained Healy, who said that personnel who would normally go out during a storm to clean up once two inches accumulates but had to wait until Sunday because of the blizzard conditions.
"We have drifts of 3, 4 and 5 feet up against doors and windows," said Healy, who visited every on Monday school to check on the progress of clean up.Healy said many larger districts face similar challenges.
Healy said the buses and the bus yards are all clear
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While most major roadways were clear Monday, residents in several neighborhoods throughout the state said their local roads remained under heavy snow, and were impassable in some cases.