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Philadelphia Streets Department continues to clean up mud, debris left behind from remnants of Ida

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PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Streets Department is working to rid the city of mud and debris left behind by the remnants of Hurricane Ida over a week after the storm.A large street sprayer, tractor and sweeper formed a brigade of heavy equipment pressed into service Friday along Locust Street between 24th and 25th streets.The Schuylkill River jumped its banks last week rising to five feet along the base of Locust, flooding cars on the street and in some parking lots.

Deputy Streets Department Commissioner Richard Montanez, who was on hand to watch the cleanup said the work was a little slow because we have to move all the vehicles."There’s a lot of flooded vehicles still in the road, which means the owners can’t move them so we relocate.

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