Blizzard aftermath: Keep on digging

A front loaders dumps snow into a truck in McLean Gardens off Wisconsin Avenue in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Meera Pal)
A front loader dumps snow into a truck in McLean Gardens off Wisconsin Avenue in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Meera Pal) (WTOP/Meera Pal)
A front loaders dumps snow into a truck in McLean Gardens off Wisconsin Avenue in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Meera Pal)
A front loader dumps snow into a truck in McLean Gardens off Wisconsin Avenue in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Meera Pal) (WTOP/Meera Pal)
(WTOP/Meera Pal)
(WTOP/Meera Pal)

Good to see the crews from Connecticut are here I knew it wouldn't be long. And FYI 29 @ 15 coming from Warrenton is temporarily closed while they clean up real quick. (TV)

Posted by PWC Scanner Bums on Wednesday, January 27, 2016
(WTOP/Meera Pal)
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A snowman sits on the snow-covered lawn in Falls Church, Va. on Jan. 28, 2016. (WTOP/Dennis Foley) (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
The Boston contractors and their snow blower caught in action in DC. (Courtesy Cordell Pugh)
The Boston contractors and their snow blower caught in action in DC. (Courtesy Cordell Pugh) (Courtesy Cordell Pugh)
Neighbors pressed the county to plow the street in time for Wednesday’s viewing. (Courtesy Phyllis Edelman)
Homeowners struggle with snow on sidewalks and in driveways on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Many have difficulty just leaving their driveway and some have resorted to walking in the streets. (WTOP/ Dick Uliano) (Courtesy Phyllis Edelman)
Sansalone died last week after a brief illness — and then the blizzard struck, stranding his widow, Anna, as she planned his final arrangements. (Courtesy Phyllis Edelman)
This photo, taken during the weekend blizzard, was just the beginning for many as some areas received over 30 inches of snow. (WTOP/ Dick Uliano) (Courtesy Phyllis Edelman)
Some people have gotten creative with the snow the winter storm left them. (Courtesy of Margarita Aguilar)
Some people have gotten creative with the excess snow. (Courtesy of Margarita Aguilar) (Courtesy of Margarita Aguilar)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Pedestrians traverse piles of snow and slush puddles as they attempt to cross narrowed streets in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Pedestrians traverse piles of snow and slush puddles as they attempt to cross narrowed streets in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
The early morning sun rises over the White House that is covered with snow on January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast was still digging out from large storm that hit the East Coast, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The early morning sun rises over the White House that is covered with snow on January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from large storm that hit the east cost over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
TAKOMA PARK, MD - JANUARY 26:  A pedestrian walks down the middle of the street because the sidewalks have not been shoveled January 26, 2016 in Takoma Park, MD. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
TAKOMA PARK, MD – JANUARY 26: A pedestrian walks down the middle of the street because the sidewalks have not been shoveled January 26, 2016 in Takoma Park, MD. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Adults and children traverse piles of snow and slush puddles in a busy shopping area in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Adults and children traverse piles of snow and slush puddles in a busy shopping area in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26: People walk through heavy snow while crossing Pennsylvania Ave. on January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from large storm that hit the east cost over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.Ê  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
People walk through heavy snow while crossing Pennsylvania Ave. on January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from large storm that hit the east cost over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.Ê (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
Women attempt to clear a driveway from a wall of plowed snow in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Women attempt to clear a driveway from a wall of plowed snow in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Chip Somodevilla)
Pedestrians traverse piles of snow and slush puddles as they attempt to cross narrowed streets in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Pedestrians traverse piles of snow and slush puddles as they attempt to cross narrowed streets in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Narrow lanes have been carved down the middle of residential streets, burying cars and blocking crosswalks following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 26: Narrow lanes have been carved down the middle of residential streets, burying cars and blocking crosswalks following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
(Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
(Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
A woman attempts to dig her car out from underneath nearly 20 inches of snow in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Chip Somodevilla)
Many cars continue to be buried and sidewalks blocked by nearly two feet of snowfall in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 26: Many cars continue to be buried and sidewalks blocked by nearly two feet of snowfall in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Adults and children traverse piles of snow and slush puddles in a busy shopping area in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 26: Adults and children traverse piles of snow and slush puddles in a busy shopping area in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Plowed piles of snow block parking spaces on the roof of a parking garage in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 26: Plowed piles of snow block parking spaces on the roof of a parking garage in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
Oak Street in NW D.C. sits covered in snow. (Courtesy Twitter/Sahar Shafqat)
Oak Street in NW D.C. sits covered in snow. (Courtesy Twitter/Sahar Shafqat) ((Courtesy Twitter/Sahar Shafqat))
A boyfriends designs a "snow heart" for his girlfriend. (Courtesy Twitter/@nittunisia)
A boyfriends designs a “snow heart” for his girlfriend. (Courtesy Twitter/@nittunisia) ((Courtesy Twitter/@nittunisia))
Vienna neighbors band together to clear the snow. (Courtesy Twitter/David Biderman)
Vienna neighbors band together to clear the snow. (Courtesy Twitter/David Biderman) ((Courtesy Twitter/David Biderman))
A boy snowboards down North 33rd Street in Arlington 58 hours after the storm. (Courtesy Twitter/@Crusky)
An Arlington boy snowboards down 33rd Street North a full 58 hours after the storm. (Courtesy Twitter/@Crusky) ((Courtesy Twitter/@Crusky))
This driveway in Libertytown, Maryland will be hard to plow. (WTOP/Jason Fraley)
How are things in Northern Maryland? This Frederick County driveway will be hard to plow in Libertytown. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) ((WTOP/Jason Fraley))
Dulles Airport clears the ramp and two runways. (Courtesy Twitter/John Boulin)
Dulles Airport clears the ramp and two runways. (Courtesy Twitter/John Boulin) ((Courtesy Twitter/John Boulin))
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A snowman jams in D.C. (Courtesy Facebook/Greggory Hammond) (Courtesy Facebook/Greggry Hammond)
(Courtesy Facebook/Greggry Hammond)
snow Alexandria
Plows haven’t come through this Alexandria street, so neighbors started digging out, (WTOP/Ed Kelleher) (WTOP/Ed Kelleher)
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Some Alexandria, Virginia neighborhoods have not seen snow plows. (WTOP/Ed Kelleher) (WTOP/Ed Kelleher)
(WTOP/Ed Kelleher)
(WTOP/Ed Kelleher)
(WTOP/Ed Kelleher)
snow Fairfax County
A front loader removes a lane ‘s worth of snow on West Ox Road in Fairfax County on Jan. 26, 2016. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
(WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
Alexandria digs out near a school bus. (Courtesy @ACPSk12)
Alexandria digs out near a school bus. (Courtesy @ACPSk12) (Courtesy @ACPSk12)
(Courtesy @ACPSk12)
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A front loaders dumps snow into a truck in McLean Gardens off Wisconsin Avenue in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Meera Pal)
A front loaders dumps snow into a truck in McLean Gardens off Wisconsin Avenue in D.C. Thursday. (WTOP/Meera Pal)
snowman
The Boston contractors and their snow blower caught in action in DC. (Courtesy Cordell Pugh)
Neighbors pressed the county to plow the street in time for Wednesday’s viewing. (Courtesy Phyllis Edelman)
Sansalone died last week after a brief illness — and then the blizzard struck, stranding his widow, Anna, as she planned his final arrangements. (Courtesy Phyllis Edelman)
Some people have gotten creative with the snow the winter storm left them. (Courtesy of Margarita Aguilar)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Pedestrians traverse piles of snow and slush puddles as they attempt to cross narrowed streets in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The early morning sun rises over the White House that is covered with snow on January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast was still digging out from large storm that hit the East Coast, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
TAKOMA PARK, MD - JANUARY 26:  A pedestrian walks down the middle of the street because the sidewalks have not been shoveled January 26, 2016 in Takoma Park, MD. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Adults and children traverse piles of snow and slush puddles in a busy shopping area in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26: People walk through heavy snow while crossing Pennsylvania Ave. on January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from large storm that hit the east cost over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.Ê  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Women attempt to clear a driveway from a wall of plowed snow in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Pedestrians traverse piles of snow and slush puddles as they attempt to cross narrowed streets in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Narrow lanes have been carved down the middle of residential streets, burying cars and blocking crosswalks following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Many cars continue to be buried and sidewalks blocked by nearly two feet of snowfall in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Adults and children traverse piles of snow and slush puddles in a busy shopping area in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 26:  Plowed piles of snow block parking spaces on the roof of a parking garage in the Columbia Heights neighborhood following the weekend blizzard January 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. The east coast is still digging out from Winter Storm Jonas that hit the East Coast over the weekend, breaking snowfall records, causing 29 storm-related deaths, and serious flooding in coastal areas.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Oak Street in NW D.C. sits covered in snow. (Courtesy Twitter/Sahar Shafqat)
A boyfriends designs a "snow heart" for his girlfriend. (Courtesy Twitter/@nittunisia)
Vienna neighbors band together to clear the snow. (Courtesy Twitter/David Biderman)
A boy snowboards down North 33rd Street in Arlington 58 hours after the storm. (Courtesy Twitter/@Crusky)
This driveway in Libertytown, Maryland will be hard to plow. (WTOP/Jason Fraley)
Dulles Airport clears the ramp and two runways. (Courtesy Twitter/John Boulin)
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snow Alexandria
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Alexandria digs out near a school bus. (Courtesy @ACPSk12)

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